[clug] Looking for a netbook

Jim Croft jim.croft at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 00:40:26 MDT 2009

c'mon, admit it...  the real for reason for using netbooks as
replacement laptops is that economy class airline seats have become so
compressed that it is no longer possible to flip open a mobile phone
without standing up... ;)


On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Nathan O'Sullivan<nathan at mammoth.com.au> wrote:
>> I would prefer SSD for that reason although they only seem to come with HD
>> these days. I do hear SSD has a short MTBF though.
> I think this (and the lack of Linux) kind of indicates that netbooks have
> really diverged from where the manufacturers originally positioned them, as
> tertiary computers for doing basic web browsing, email.
> Instead they've more just been used as cheap laptops. I doubt many people
> who treat them as laptops really enjoy the experience though.
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