[NTLK] Looking for an eMate guru.

scott strungis sstrungis at gmx.net
Thu Jan 27 15:10:03 EST 2011

I was not a fan of writing on the emate, either.  I found a cheap upgrade chip for my unit and the extra heap and wider datapath makes a huge difference.  Data access and negotiating word processing documents is a LOT more snappy.

S. Strungis

On Jan 27, 2011, at 3:02 PM, Michael Grossman wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Michael Caine wrote:
>> So I bought an eMate, (two actually - first one had the punctured ribbon cable,
>> so I got it for free!), so that I could write my Great American Novel, but I
>> cannot establish a connection with my iMac (2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, OS
>> 10.5.8).  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Can you stand writing on an eMate? I thought it would be a great writing 
> machine but I found it painful to work with anything but very short 
> documents. In a nutshell, the problem is revision. I guess I am spoiled by 
> modern word processors because I jump around a lot and I'm always thinking 
> of things to insert, move, or delete. Almost nothing I write comes out all 
> straight and linear, but grows like some kind of knarled fractal.
> It is, however, a pretty spiffy telnet terminal with PT100 or a serial 
> link to a PC.
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