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PeterN
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      01-30-2012
On 1/29/2012 10:16 PM, Savageduck wrote:

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> I am glad to see some of what I add from time to time is appreciated.
> That said I add my fair share to the OT sludge. However good footwear
> will always allow you to wade through most of the muck!
>


Nest you'll say that webbed feet let you walk on top of it.


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      01-30-2012
On 1/30/2012 10:29 AM, Savageduck wrote:
> On 2012-01-30 07:21:43 -0800, PeterN <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
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>> On 1/29/2012 10:16 PM, Savageduck wrote:
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>> <snip>
>>>
>>> I am glad to see some of what I add from time to time is appreciated.
>>> That said I add my fair share to the OT sludge. However good footwear
>>> will always allow you to wade through most of the muck!
>>>

>>
>> Nest you'll say that webbed feet let you walk on top of it.

>
> However, I am always sure to remove the good old 13D's post wade, lest I
> mess that nest.
>


Freudian typo?

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Robert Coe
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      01-31-2012
On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:58:16 -0600, George Kerby <(E-Mail Removed)>
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: On 1/29/12 9:12 PM, in article http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed),
: "Robert Coe" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
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: > On Sun, 29 Jan 2012 20:36:50 -0600, George Kerby <(E-Mail Removed)>
: > wrote:
: > :
: > :
: > :
: > : On 1/29/12 7:45 PM, in article
: > : 2012012917452827544-savageduck1@REMOVESPAMmecom, "Savageduck"
: > : <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
: > :
: > : > On 2012-01-29 17:03:55 -0800, George Kerby <(E-Mail Removed)>
: > said:
: > : >
: > : >>
: > : >>
: > : >>
: > : >> On 1/29/12 4:47 PM, in article
: > : >> 2012012914475211272-savageduck1@REMOVESPAMmecom, "Savageduck"
: > : >> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
: > : >>
: > : >>> On 2012-01-27 01:26:35 -0800, Nemo <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
: > : >>>
: > : >>>> On 27/01/2012 02:49, Robert Coe wrote:
: > : >>>>> On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:08:19 -0800 (PST), RichA<(E-Mail Removed)>
: > : >>>>> wrote:
: > : >>>>> : On Jan 19, 7:15 am, Bruce<(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
: > : >>>>> :> Bruce<(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
: > : >>>>> :> >This week, Kodak has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
: > As
: > : >>>>> :> >a tribute to the company, the Guardian newspaper (UK) has
: > published
: > : >>>>> :> >an online gallery of images illustrating Kodak's history. Enjoy!
: > : >>>>> :>
: > : >>>>> :> >http://preview.tinyurl.com/8yp6j7z
: > : >>>>> :> >or:
: > : >>>>> :>
: > : >>>>>>
: > :
: >
: <http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/gallery/2012/jan/19/eastman-kodak-...>>>>>>
: >
: > : >
: > : >>>>> :>
: > : >>>>> :> (now cross posted to 3 newsgroups)
: > : >>>>> :
: > : >>>>> : The seeds of their destruction were in those photos. Profitless,
: > : >>>>> : cheap camera bodies. That's mostly what killed them.
: > : >>>>>
: > : >>>>> Maybe, but for most of their existence it wasn't a stupid strategy.
: > They
: > : >>>>> made
: > : >>>>> most of their money from the sale of film. Cheap camera bodies made
: > sense
: > : >>>>> as
: > : >>>>> a
: > : >>>>> marketing tool. Allocation of the resulting profit and loss is an
: > : >>>>> accounting
: > : >>>>> fiction.
: > : >>>>>
: > : >>>>> Bob
: > : >>>> Yes, its the razor versus razor blade model, also that used in the
: > : >>>> inkjet printer market. Works best if you can lock in your customers by
: > : >>>> patenting the commodity to prevent third-party competition.
: > : >>>>
: > : >>>> Apple are making it work both ways: expensive platform products and
: > : >>>> lock-in to content supply.
: > : >>>
: > : >>> With all this talk of fading technology and single purpose
: > : >>> corporations, I am reminded of Addressograph-Multigraph which became AM
: > : >>> International. In the 50's, 60's, & even into the 70's, I can remember
: > : >>> cabinets filled with thousands of those Addressograph plates. They were
: > : >>> used in large, and some not so large mailrooms, and distribution
: > : >>> systems. Along with the simple addressing machines they had automatic
: > : >>> envelope address writing systems.
: > : >>> They made most of the credit card embossing machines, and many other
: > : >>> embossing/date-stamp machines. (you don't see many of those today.)
: > : >>> They also had a DoD contract for supplying "dog tag" embossers, which
: > : >>> are probably still working.
: > : >>>
: > : >>> They were outpaced by progress, and like the buggy-whip manufacturers,
: > : >>> were never able to reinvent themselves.
: > : >>> < http://ech.case.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl?id=AII >
: > : >>>
: > : >>> ...and here are a few other office equipment items which travelled the
: > : >>>
: > : >>> same road.
: > : >>> < http://www.earlyofficemuseum.com/mail_machines.htm >
: > : >>>
: > : >>
: > : >> Microfish comes to mind...
: > : >
: > : > Damn!
: > : > We were still using those for some archived case files in 2009, some 4
: > : > years after a State computer archiving project was initiated. For all I
: > : > know, after I retired, that work still might not be complete and the
: > : > readers still in use. There were still two microfiche readers in my
: > : > offices in daily use when I retired at the end of February 2009.
: > : >
: > : > Some of the microfiche pages were so badly scanned as to be almost
: > : > illegible. So when the computer project got underway, they just used
: > : > the same badly scanned microfiche images as no hard copies existed.
: > : > Where hardcopies existed, decent scans were made. Entries made into
: > : > various computer software such as Word, Excel, and Access made the
: > : > transition reasonably well.
: > : > Now there are several dedicated integrated report systems for
: > : > incidents, crime reports, and criminal data which also access the
: > : > archives. There are the usual compatibility issues when dealing with
: > : > different jurisdictions even within the State. Very little is done on
: > : > paper today, at the State level in California anyway.
: > :
: > : Sorry for my misspelling. But glad that it stimulated your mind. You are one
: > : of the few here who really have an excellent input with really interesting
: > : subject matter. Thank you for that, Duck. You are a gem in a sea of silt.
: > :
: > : CUDOS, Sir!
: >
: > I'll bet the Duck even knows how to spell "kudos". ;^)
: >
: > Bob
:
: Pick-Nitting again, Bob?!?

Naaah, just an old-style Goldwater Republican who can't resist twisting the
tail of a Neocon. ;^)

Bob
 
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