usb disk, in reverse?

Joe Zeff joe at
Tue Dec 10 19:52:59 UTC 2013

On 12/10/2013 11:34 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> I once heard Tony Hoare say that in the early days the computer was the
> size of a room and the documentation would fit in your pocket, but now
> it's the other way round. And that was a good 30 years ago.

Except that all of the paper documentation you have is a few pages that 
tell you how to turn it on and set it up.  The rest is either on-disk or 
on-line where you can't get to it when you need it the most.

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