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Go ahead punk, make my day
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Not to mention Voyager's computer couldn't run the website you are using to stream porn on a lazy Friday night while SWMBO is yelling for a second scoop of ice cream from her lazyboy and tray table.

Or more simply...

 
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I Wanna Missile
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Yeah, no Windows on Voyager.


How do they see out?



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GEN George S. Patton, Jr.
 
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Yew got a spider
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Thanks RoHS!
 
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Little ray
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Plus, who wants a 40 year old computer? Why build a home PC to last for 40 years when it will obsolete in 3 years? The only people using 40 year old computers (NASA probes half a solar system away) have no choice.




The fish is mute, expressionless. The fish doesn't think because the fish knows everything.
 
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Because Voyager used Fortran, not DOS (ie: Windows or Apple).


Actually, Voyager uses Binary Assembler. The entire programming is done with direct instructions sent to the processor in terms of binary choices for each register of the processor. that is the fastest and lowest overhead of processing power available. And remember, RAM on Voyager is limited and subject to Cosmic Ray segregation. So you have to be VERY careful and exact in your programming.

I will go back to sleep now.
 
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It has one purpose, where as your average PC is designed to do a million things.
 
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