[Gllug] Computer Scrounge
chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Wed Aug 4 08:48:45 UTC 2004
On Wed 04 Aug, Rob Crowther wrote:
> farnsaw at stonedoor.com wrote:
> > probably will be doing NO upgrades to this hardware I feel it needs
> > to be fast enough to last them several years.
> You are assuming then that they will be capable of upgrading their
> software but not their hardware? Why, in several years, would they be
> running different software to what you're installing on it for them in
> the first place?
> All the machines I have of that sort of spec at work and at home are
> still in regular use, though I might be able to get hold of a monitor
> next month as work are buying some new flat screens.
There always seem to be more working-but-old computers available than
working-but-not-too-small screens, so there is always a queue for reasonable
screens (I have some 14 inch screens, but nobody seems to want them).
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