Three predictions: 1 right, 2 wrong. I had no idea Win95 was coming. Those minimum system requirements! Me, 28 years ago:
Mar 18, 1994, 1:24:03 AM
In article (Gary J. Rhine) writes:
>Someone on alt.internet.services says UUCP
>is probably dying out. He says mail will be
>moved with POP and news with NNTP.
>What is POP and NNTP and can you do
>unattended transfers with them like Waffle?
I’m not too sure about POP and NNTP, but here’s a rule I follow about the net:
Believe nobody that says, “The sky is falling.” UUCP isn’t about to die. The funny thing about people that say something is going to be no more, are always EVENTUALLY right, since everything comes to a close or a drastic changeover.
But UUCP? Nah. It’s too easy and cheap of a medium to vanish anytime soon. That’s like the people who say that MS=DOS is dead or that nobody uses 8088’s or 286’s anymore.
It’s just very wrong opinions, posted as if they were facts