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20 years ago today: Here’s a nickel kid. Go buy yourself a real computer.

The Wiert Corner – An eternal Dilbert strip that is based on the tiny Here’s a nickel kid. Go buy yourself a real computer fragment from single.h: #if _FP_W_TYPE_SIZE < 32 #error "Here's a nickel kid. Go buy yourself a real computer." #endif 20 years ago, we were in the autumn of the 16-bit computing era, the heydays of the 486 family of processors. While Delphi 95 still being 16-bit, but Windows 95 trying to bridge the gap between 16-bit DOS / Windows 3.x programs and the 32-bit Windows NT world. Linux and 68000 both were far ahead in the 32-bit world. By then Dilbert didn’t even have it’s ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-06-24 13:00


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