On 8/31/06, woodelf <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
M H Stein wrote:
> I've found the Windows Calculator to be the most convenient
> (nicer keyboard & display and doesn't take any desk space).
I prefer 'dc', the calculator program that comes with UNIX - it does
different radix inputs and outputs, and uses RPN, plus, I _always_
have a UNIX shell handy (and almost never have a real calculator or a
Windows box in front of me).
I find computer calculator programs a pain.
In fact it is hard to find a good calculator - read
nice display -- good keyboard. You don't find that
with the $5 calculator market.
I miss my old Sharp 4-banger with the flourescent digits. I have the
parts in a bag, but it needs some serious plastic reconstruction - I
think the plasticizer was all baked out - the case is seriously