On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 04:09:13PM +0100, Greg Farrell wrote:
> You will not see any LCD monitors used by serious players of fps
> games, at the big competitions, lans etc. There's a very good reason
> for that. I'm not saying LCD latencies are a problem for most users,
> they arent. I'm saying they are an issue for some people. LCD's are
> not better, for everyone , in every way.
i think i mentioned that i want a screen with good readability since i use
my boxes for mail, code (xterms) and text heavy web pages. "frames per
second" to me sounds like some kind of web browser benchmarking test.
as for computer games, i play /usr/games/fish, gtetris, mahjongg,
and xpilot. the moment i see "opengl" in the requirements list for
pretty much anything i ignore it. and games like quake make me vomit
for the same reason reading in a car makes me vomit - motion sickness.
if i wasn't dependant on code hiliting in vim, i'd be fine with
1600x1400x2. for a few years now my minimum ideal monitor has been
btw, with companies wanting to be so intrusive in their employees
computer usage to stop abuse of company time, i'm surprised "not as good
for gaming" wouldn't be a selling point for lcd's, linux and macos.
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fork()'ed on 37058400 the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier
meatspace place: inle than a sober one. the happiness of credulity is a
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