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Subject:PC Processing Power (was Home Alone) From:Alexander Von_obert <avobert -at- TWH -dot- MSN -dot- SUB -dot- ORG> Date:Wed, 2 Apr 1997 12:02:07 +0100
* Antwort auf eine Nachricht von soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM an All am 29.03.97
ss> From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
ss> Most of my "writing" is done in that old classic, QEdit, which
ss> necessary will run under DOS 5.0 (or maybe earlier, I never
ss> tried) on a
ss> 286. The text can then be imported into whatever layout tool
ss> Lotus, Frame, etc.). Why bog yourself down with all that
ss> unnecessary stuff when all you're doing is creating content?
many tasks can be done with very old, "outdated" equipment. E.g., I write this
on a 486/40 MHz with 8 MBs of RAM and a 500 MB hard disk - even a 386
with 2 MBs of RAM would do if no one had donated the motherboard for my BBS.
But I added a $700 Zyxel ISDN/modem combo yesterday.
This machine delivers messages to some 300 people, not counting media like
this mailing list. Send a message to info -at- twh -dot- msn -dot- sub -dot- org so see what it could
do even for you :-)
Back to topic: I mostly write and most formatting is done by my partners or
customers. Most of my work is done with Word for DOS!