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From Niclas Hedhman <>
Subject Re: People on the list.
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2003 09:55:51 GMT
On Saturday 25 January 2003 22:05, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> One day, you'll hear yourself saying "I remember the days when I had to
> save the state of my web application by myself in sessions" and you'll
> feel old, like when you hear people speaking about punch cards now.

Stefano, you must be younger than "remembering" punch cards. I started with 
computers in 1980, and heard that they were in use, but never saw them in 
action. Maybe you also remember "dynamic RAM" implemented with small ferrite 
coils sitting in an array on a 2-D frame?? Could fit a few kilo-bits per 
square meter!!

> We are writing technology history, people, one word at a time.

Bold statement. In fact, I hope you are wrong(!). Not that you won't manage to 
implement it, but by the time it is a matter of "do you remember", we have 
already left the "HTML age" and entered something yet unheard of, which I 
strongly believe waits to be "invented soon". 
Maybe I am naive. I though the same of Cobol 20 years ago.


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