OT: Newton 2010 bug
jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Wed Apr 22 17:18:32 EDT 2009
Well, but it looks as if the Newton community has engineered a solution.
If you want I could pass along the subscription info to NewtonTalk...
I got a AA battery cage for I think both the 120 and the 2100 but the
eMate needs to be plugged in to run... but all 3 still run!
On Wed, 22 Apr 2009, Bernard Devlin wrote:
> Thanks Judy. I was unaware of the 2010 problem too. It shows
> unbelievable lack of vision when the hardware outlasts the software.
> I still run a Psion II PDA from about 1985. It is apparently
> indestructible. It has been dropped many times, including several
> occasions when it fell out of my bag whilst I was cycling. I had
> several later Psions (3mx, 5mx), but they all died within a few years,
> even though they had far less rough treatment.
> All my laptops, PCs, Macs are less than 4 years old, and I doubt if I
> could count the number of PCs I had since I got that Psion II. But
> the Psion and Newton have kept on going. In both cases it is a lack
> of foresight about date problems that have limited their future
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 12:29 AM, Judy Perry
> <katheryn.swynford at gmail.com> wrote:
>> See these:
>> So, you might want to get the fix as it looks like it may well exist. I
>> gotta figure out how to get the fix from a modern Mac to my various Newts...
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