[racket] Racket & Netbook

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 30 14:37:31 EDT 2010

Sounds very advanced to me. In all seriousness, answers to those
questions are not the kind of things I would pay money for anyways.
The kinds of questions I pay money for are more like "make this thing
work again; it is broken." (which isn't a question, I know. ...)


On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Jun 30, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:
>> Of course, you won't get Apple-level support from Acer.  But that
>> cuts both ways (Acer support staff don't assume they are inherently
>> more advanced genetic beings).
> ??
> When I got the #(@^(!&* ipad, I called Apple support to ask how I can
> transfer random files to it.  The guy was "helpfully" suggesting
> whatever their word equivalent is -- I gave up after about 5 minutes
> of me going from "files, not `documents'" through "an icon in my
> laptop" and ending up with "a pile of bits".
> Oh, and I also asked if there's anything that can play music in ogg
> format.  He consulted with two supervisors (for no less than 10
> minutes), and finally announced that I should get some software that
> converts the files to mp3.
> [I'm sure that some people would consider that advanced...]
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