[LMB] Mr. Prof Lord Auditor Vorthy's suit and fashion wrote:
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Sat Nov 7 01:33:44 GMT 2020
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>Remember the Heinlein story (whose name escapes me at the moment) where the
>Hero Oscar encounters a small pack that can be unfolded, and unfolded,
>again and again? what if pockets could incorporate some similar
>technology... no matter what we stuff in it, there's always room for more.
>Which might lead to an organizational issue. then we'd need some kind of
>DB to keep track of it all.
>On Fri, Nov 6, 2020 at 6:44 PM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>> > I wonder if there could be a technology that could help clothing not
>> > distort with heavy stuff in the pockets.
>> Short of "bag of holding"-style transdimensional tech? All that I can
>> think of would be for the clothing to be kind of an extra-large shell,
>> with space inside it for all of the stuff in addition to the person.
>> I suppose you wouldn't need to go that far if all you need is to handle
>> small-but-heavy stuff without warping the shape; that could be done with
>> proper structural support.
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