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by Walter
Thu May 12, 2022 12:16 am
Forum: Hardware issues
Topic: DM42 hung, had to reset
Replies: 17
Views: 659

Re: DM42 hung, had to reset

FWIW, I use Firefox under Windows10 and have absolutely no problems to see Rudi's images. So the problem may live either in the specific flavor of Windows or ... 8-)
by Walter
Thu May 12, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: WP 43S Pilot Run (Poll!)
Replies: 358
Views: 114690

Re: WP 43S Pilot Run (Poll!)

I will gladly participate and pay for the privilege of using dedicated hardware (mostly custom keycaps I suppose) Depends on what you call a key and what a keycap here. I still think we'll have 'custom' keys, i.e. different keys than e.g. a DM42, and a different bezel. Or, to phrase it differently,...
by Walter
Sun May 08, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2022 Speculations

The most likely explanation is ergonomics. Other then most business calculation machines (with the "+" on the right bottom near the "=") the world's first scientific pocket calculator HP35 uses simply postfix notation (aka RPN/Reverse Polish notation) with a keyboard layout that...
by Walter
Sun May 08, 2022 7:54 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2022 Speculations

EDIT: Obviously the following applies to pocket calculators only: All Voyager and Pioneer models use the same locations for the primary math operators on the right side, divide, multiply, subtraction, addition, from top to bottom. All models up to the HP-41 used subtraction addition, multiply and di...
by Walter
Fri May 06, 2022 11:03 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2021 Speculations

Walter wrote:
Fri May 06, 2022 12:32 pm
They are one year overdue, and SM marketing is quiet. Obviously nothing can be told for the time being. Speculation is moot: it can be anything, if anything at all.
Throwing a stone in a quiet lake helps sometimes. ;) 8-)

Thanks to Emy for surfacing and sharing the youtube link!
by Walter
Fri May 06, 2022 12:32 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2021 Speculations

They are one year overdue, and SM marketing is quiet. Obviously nothing can be told for the time being. Speculation is moot: it can be anything, if anything at all.
by Walter
Wed May 04, 2022 5:36 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2021 Speculations

rudi wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 2:01 pm
Might it be a DM32C in "portrait" mode ?
FYI, portrait orientation looks differently.
by Walter
Tue May 03, 2022 11:21 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: 43S News
Replies: 1619
Views: 475967

Re: 43S News

HPMike wrote:
Sun May 01, 2022 3:24 am
I noticed that the DOS box no longer appears on startup, but will it still appear if there are system errors ?
No, it won't.
by Walter
Mon May 02, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2021 Speculations

H2X wrote:
Mon May 02, 2022 2:52 pm
Walter wrote:
Mon May 02, 2022 11:50 am
:lol: As long as marketing is quiet absolutely nothing can be said. 8-)
In my experience, it is when marketing is quiet that real discussions can take place... ;)
Presumably we are both right - it just depends on the boundary conditions. ;)
by Walter
Mon May 02, 2022 11:50 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2022 Speculations
Replies: 253
Views: 51453

Re: May 2021 Speculations

H2X wrote:
Mon May 02, 2022 11:28 am
Could he be talking about an event horizon?
:lol: As long as marketing is quiet absolutely nothing can be said. 8-)