Yeah, plus it is easier to keep an eye on the status of Tech Support questions over there (fewer posts, and it's still hard sometimes to keep track of who you've responded to without opening the topic up and looking...)
Not looking through the hundreds of posts on the general chat zone to find on tech support problem is helpful too...
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Yeah I am aware of him. He seems to know what he's talking about. I don't have the time myself to figuire things like that out anymore.
I still have high hopes for a sequel to armada set in the WC3/4 or WCP timeline. Run the fleet from a Space Marshal's point of view, or part of it from and Admiral's. That would truly be the bomb.
Thanks for the confirmation of what many of us suspected, NR.
As for DOS, it is a somewhat arcane art, but still easier to figure out what's wrong in DOS than with Windows, which gives you some seemingly nonsensical error message that can only be comprehended if you're an M$ coder, and then only after paying out $<bignum> in tech support for something they should've fixed before the stupid product left the door.
No Regret: In my book, it doesn't matter if you're post-DOS or not. You still should know DOS, because it is the basics of how to use a computer. I've observed this phenomenon at school - when I was in grade five, I knew how to use a computer, and so did (to a degree), most of my classmates. But the grade fives of the post-DOS era could barely even manage to click on an icon. And if an error message (any error message, including "wrong password") came up at any given time, they would stare blankly at it for a few seconds (without actually reading it), and then call the teacher saying that the computer was broken.
So get over it. People didn't stop writing and reading books when someone invented a GUI (i.e., films) for them.
Quarto, so lets say someone like me who got his first computer in late 97 should know how to use DOS? I never worked more than 10 minutes on that thing in my whole life, and I don't have anyone to teach me. Besides WindoCRAP is enough for me, I don't do that much on my computer.
A good soldier is not the one who die for his country, it's the one who makes his enemy die for his.