[TUHS] My EuroBSDcon talk (preview for commentary)

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Mon Sep 16 12:31:48 AEST 2019

On 2019-09-15 10:24 p.m., Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Sep 2019, William Pechter wrote:
>> They used them internal around '83 when they went to a Rand Editor
>> and  some *Roff based formatting for their office automation.  The
>> motto for the IT move to desktop Unix was "Paper Free in '83."
>> Soon PC's and laser printers killed any hope of "paper free" as the
>> staff spent way too much time chosing fonts for BS memos.
> There was a saying many years ago, from someone whom I've long
> forgotten: "I'll believe in the paper-less office when I see the
> paper-less toilet".

I am forced to observe that not only are paperless toilets quite common
outside North America, they're also more hygienic...


> -- Dave

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