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  Re: for that one other person...  
From: Warp
Date: 11 Jun 2001 06:01:42
Message: <3b249706@news.povray.org>
Ian Burgmyer <the### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
: I don't know about WinXP, but it's looking pretty promising (minus the
: backwards compatibility).

  And minus USB support? At least I have heard something that it will not
support USB at all. So if you have any USB device, say bye bye to it.

: Get Win2K if at all possible...it'll save you a LOT of trouble!

  But it will certainly not save you memory and other resources.
  For some reason Microsoft thinks that "stability" implies taking hundreds
of megabytes of memory.
  You can run a basic internet server with a 386 with 2 Megs of RAM if you
use Linux. I suppose that Win2k would refuse to even install on it.

#macro N(D,I)#if(I<6)cylinder{M()#local D[I]=div(D[I],104);M().5,2pigment{
rgb M()}}N(D,(D[I]>99?I:I+1))#end#end#macro M()<mod(D[I],13)-6,mod(div(D[I
],13),8)-3,10>#end blob{N(array[6]{11117333955,
7382340,3358,3900569407,970,4254934330},0)}//                     - Warp -

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