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« on: March 12, 2009, 08:26:00 AM »

At this moment, I am using an old NCR system 3230 running
DR-DOS and the Arachne DOS-based web browser to post this
message.  It was originally a '486 SX-25 based computer,
but I have fully expanded it to 8 MB and a DX-50 processor.

It is connected via an ISA ethernet card directly to my
router.  I know, not as impressive as connecting and posting
from a PC XT, but remarkably, the Arachne web browser will
run from an XT.  I think it's a shame that we, as a
society, throw away working computers just like this one
because they are deemed too obsolete.

"Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken. Take heed, do not squander your life." - Dogen Zenji
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