[LAU] Close, but no cigar

David Jones gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Apr 1 02:32:47 UTC 2017

On Mar 31, 2017 16:24, John Murphy <rosegardener at freeode.co.uk> wrote:
> On 1 Apr 2017 00:09:17 +0100 Will Godfrey <willgodfrey at musically.me.uk> wrote: 
> > There has been much argument as to whether a graphical interface is best with 
> > independent windows, or with a single window (with or without tabs). Here in 
> > the Yoshimi workshop, the only type of arguments we like are the startup CLI 
> > ones! Therefore we've been working on a quite novel idea. 
> > 
> > This came about when one of our team (who still uses a CRT monitor) found that 
> > a cheap ionizer dramatically reduced the static discharges he kept getting. He 
> > quickly realised that ionization could be used to control both static 
> > attraction and repulsion. Thinking there must be an enhanced IT equivalent he 
> > hacked up some software ionization code. [...] 
> You're having us on aren't you Will? Surely everyone knows IoTs don't actually 
> trap ions (the idea lol). The guns were aimed away from the phosphor and the 
> magnets pulled the electrons toward user, if you were lucky. Easy ten bob job 
> if you were. Focus magnets otoh... Thanks for the memories :) 

Wait, I thought IoTs trapped stray IoTtabits - those little electronic creatures that glitches feed on?

> John. (Goes back to coding my Pointer Oriented Operating System.) 

Shouldn't that be Pointer Oriented OPerating System?


David W. Jones
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