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Mike Peat
25-Apr-2020, 05:31 AM
Turns out "Dark Theme" is not an especially new idea - 550-odd years ago they had the same thought: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_books_of_hours.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Schwarzes_Stundenbuch_edit.jpg/640px-Schwarzes_Stundenbuch_edit.jpg

Contemporary reviews suggest it had no measurable effect on battery life however.

Mike

Samuel Pizarro
25-Apr-2020, 10:49 AM
Contemporary reviews suggest it had no measurable effect on battery life however
hehe
they did not have a good battery technology by that time.

Garret Mott
25-Apr-2020, 11:21 AM
The gold on blue is a pretty good diagram of some systems I've worked on!

More seriously - that is beautiful!

Dennis Piccioni
25-Apr-2020, 02:40 PM
That is beautiful!

Anders Ohrt
27-Apr-2020, 01:09 AM
Contemporary reviews suggest it had no measurable effect on battery life however.


That reminds me of this sketch: Medieval helpdesk (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ)

Mike Peat
27-Apr-2020, 02:12 AM
:D

Garret Mott
27-Apr-2020, 05:43 AM
That sketch was very funny!

Focus
27-Apr-2020, 06:15 AM
Contemporary reviews suggest it had no measurable effect on battery life however

This can still be read 500 years later .... I suspect the same won't be true of our beloved sacred texts :D

Mike Peat
27-Apr-2020, 08:08 AM
Ha! Obviously you are unaware of the dedicated teams of highly skilled Flemish stonemasons Data Access Europe have toiling away transcribing the entire Order Entry database onto stone tablets! (Or seriously non-volatile memory, as we historians call it.) ;)

Mike

Dennis Piccioni
27-Apr-2020, 08:21 AM
:o

Garret Mott
27-Apr-2020, 08:42 AM
That could end up as a grave situation!

No - I'm not stoned...

Bob Worsley
27-Apr-2020, 12:59 PM
Garret! A twofer... that's a new low for you

Garret Mott
27-Apr-2020, 01:01 PM
Thank you very much!

I stoop to please.

Bob Worsley
27-Apr-2020, 01:20 PM
You're welcome, I like to recognize talent when I see it