usb disk, in reverse?

Ian Malone ibmalone at
Tue Dec 10 20:50:32 UTC 2013

On 10 December 2013 19:52, Joe Zeff <joe at> wrote:
> 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.

What documentation? (And no, it's not just a dig at FOSS.)


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