Now do you see what I mean about Golden Ages?
My 'ancient' XP does exactly what I expect it to do, even if it gets very slow in the mornings, but, like its owner, after coffee break it becomes quite normal again.
I watched a lengthy programme on the BBC last night about Google and the World Library venture. What horrified me most of all was a chap with grey hair and beard who, looking meanly into camera, declared with absolute conviction that authors have no right to copyright on their ideas...
So far, authors seem to have the won the initial legal skirmishes.
What a hideous future for creatives out there; lets just buy shovels and get back to the land.