[racket] Racket & Netbook

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 30 14:40:52 EDT 2010

Well, a polite person would phrase this as "could you fix this ...  

On Jun 30, 2010, at 2:37 PM, Robby Findler wrote:

> 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. ...)
> Robby
> 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...]
>> --
>>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli  
>> Barzilay:
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