[Gllug] Computer Scrounge

Chris Bell 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.
> Rob

   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).

Chris Bell

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