Re: 21" monitors and stuff

Subject: Re: 21" monitors and stuff
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 07:30:07 -0700

People doing serious, graphics-intensive work have always used
big monitors. For the last 15 years or so, all systems designed
for high productivity with graphics-intensive work have had monitors
in the 19-22" range. Small monitors are for games; big monitors
are for work. The little monitors (14-17") are an evolutionary
anomaly of the IBM PC branch of the business, which clung to
tiny color monitors longer than anyone else because it clung
to 80x25 text-only applications longer than anyone else. I would
think that the burden of proof would lie on management, which
should be able to demonstrate that the big-monitor standard for
professional graphics work is somehow inoperative in your case.

-- Robert

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