[LMB] Lois-Bujold Digest, Vol 164, Issue 15

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Jan 15 11:39:16 GMT 2019

On Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:28:30 -0500, "M R Dolbear fm"
<little.egret at dolbear.fastmail.fm> wrote:

>On Mon, 14 Jan 2019, at 22:16, Marc Wilson wrote:
>> >1960s and 1970s.  It was heated by a 100-watt light bulb (yes, kids,
>> >regular light bulbs used to draw 100 watts, or even more!) and could
>> >cook small cakes and small batches of small cookies.
>> We had bulbs up to 250W here in the UK, before they were replaced by CFL
>> and LED.
>Looking for a CFL replacement for a 150w  or 200w bulb is a long hard struggle.
>A 40w bulb someone wanted for an incubator for baby chicks was fairly easy.

It's trivially circumvented in the UK, because "industrial" bulbs are
currently exempt from the regulations.  
If not for the risk of false convictions, I would support a mandatory death penalty
 for major spammers. Either that or imprison them with a computer until they've 
"just pressed delete" on as many spams as they sent.

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