> -----Original Message-----
> From: newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net
> [mailto:newtontalk-bounce_at_newtontalk.net]On Behalf Of iB??k
> Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 2:39 PM
> To: newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] [semi-OT] The US Military is DOOMED!
> (article about
> a WinCE device...)
> I'm so out of it. Who bailed out or took over Iridium? I thought it
> went out of business.
> On Friday, March 8, 2002, at 04:19 , Eric L. Strobel wrote:
> > Check out the following:
> > http://spacedaily.com/news/milspace-02h.html
> > For those who don't want to read the whole article, a summary...
> > The special forces are developing a device that combines "laser
> > rangefinding, GPS satellite positioning, a satellite
> phone and text
> > messaging in a robust "super-palmtop" controlled by
> Microsoft's Windows
> > CE
> > operating system."
Am I the only one to see the glaring contradiction here?? "robust" and
"Microsoft Windows" do not normally go together in the same sentence
( unless it starts "Due to the lack of .....).
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