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1086 and all that!
Below is a copy of a newgroup post(s) or original that were authored by myself so I have full copyright. I either thought they were amusing or others enjoyed them as well.
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For those times when the NEW piece of software or hardware won't install or work in a simple manner. The things the manuals, support and FAQs don't tell you.
"My software says it needs more memory, what do I do?"
You know why that was don't you..
The fault here was not the amount of memory but the 1086 syndrome :-)
The 1086 syndrome is when you have new software that does not work on existing real world machines; because you forget to read the system requirements for the 'new' software to run on the same system as the developer:-
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