drjolt+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue May 23 12:08:29 IST 2000
Quoting <392A4057.D4485685 at ireland.sun.com>
by Kieran Colfer - Sun Microsystems Ireland <kieran.colfer at ireland.sun.com>:
> As for the thing about films and macs, I thought that was because apple
> monitors used to have a higher refresh rate than PC screens, so you
> avoided the awful flickering effect you sometimes see on screens in news
It's product placement, pure and simple. The idea of hollywood execs
picking up on *nix is frankly ludicrous.
When asked if it is true that he uses his wheelchair as a weapon he will reply:
"That's a malicious rumour. I'll run over anyone who repeats it."
Stephen Hawking - [http://www.smh.com.au/news/0001/07/features/features1.html]
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