[ILUG] Re: Microsoft optical mouse?
John P. Looney
valen at redbrick.dcu.ie
Fri Apr 23 13:03:11 IST 1999
On Fri, Apr 23, 1999 at 10:05:15AM +0100, Kevin Dunleavy mentioned:
> Anyone know whether the new Microsoft optical mouse will be intellegent
> or dumb?
Dunno, but it's a dumb idea. I've an optical mouse that came with my Sun
3, and I'd used them for years on Sparc ELCs. They are cheap to make, and
crap. Next thing they will start pushing the light pen or something.
'As my grandmother used to say, as she worked away on her spinning wheel,
"Those who do not remember history, are doomed to repeat it, especially if
they change the addressing modes, or wordsize of their architechture"'
- Peter Van Der Linden
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