Linked by Kostis Kapelonis on Mon 29th Nov 2004 18:55 UTC
Editorial The IT sector today is a complete mess. The end-users rarely understand this, but most insiders reach a point when they realize that things should be different. The problems are numerous but they all reduce to a basic principle. IT and consumer electronics companies are interested more about money than helping people solve their problems. Of course companies need to make a profit and nobody denies that. They should however make money by helping people and not by creating more problems for them.
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Re: Luke McCarthy (IP:
by drsmithy on Mon 29th Nov 2004 22:28 UTC

This is unfair. No way around this either. Come back in 2030* when we have optical discs that can read 4.5GB in a second or so.

This makes no difference to his argument, which is not that searches are slow, but that we shouldn't have to perform searches at all.