[MPlayer-users] Re: [-] XV display too wide
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Feb 2 20:23:46 CET 2005
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 10:28:01PM +0100, Matthias Wieser wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 1. Februar 2005 21:08 schrieb D Richard Felker III:
> > On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 01:47:49PM +0100, Matthias Wieser wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Am Dienstag, 1. Februar 2005 06:20 schrieb D Richard Felker III:
> > > > i agree totally, and i'm living in the usa. why the hell would i
> > > > have bought a monitor in the past year, or even the past 10 years?
> > >
> > > Because an old 14" CRT is dying?
> > then get a used 17" crt that works for $5 or so at a surplus auction.
> > continually consuming more and more resources for the sake of having
> > the latest and greatest (actually the most hideously broken, in the
> > case of computer gear) stuff is plain stupid.
> CRTs are the ones that consume three to four times the electricity of a
> TFT. But probably you do live in a country where electricity is cheap and
> the weather is not to hot.
consider the energy that went into producing more stuff when there was
already a plenty working, plus the fact that you can press the power
button when you leave your workstation, and the energy issue goes away
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