MS DOS, meet Website. Website, meet MS DOS.



  • The hospital I work for is contracting a new website, so they built an interim website to make the transition easier.

    Note the announcement in the bottom right hand corner: Clipart of a CRT displaying MS DOS (http://www.sh.lsuhsc.edu/index.html)



  •  Maybe they're using the Cobol on Cogs framework?



  • At first I looked in the very bottom right and noticed the copyright notice. How does it reach 6 years into the future?



  • @derula said:

    At first I looked in the very bottom right and noticed the copyright notice. How does it reach 6 years into the future?

    do those things even mean anything in the first place?



  • @CapnSpanky said:

    Clipart of a CRT displaying MS DOS
    The new site will be well written, such that it works even with text-based browsers such as Lynx, running in console mode. It's something to be proud of. Of course, when it turns out to be a PoS that only works in IE (with the IE 7 compat tag, of course), and requires plugins/script/CSS to be enabled, then you can complain, saying that it did not live up to expectations.



  •  The documentation for my employer's product still depicts our PC-based system with a nasty black and white line drawing of an old desktop (not a tower) PC with dual 5.25" disk drives.

     @CapnSpanky said:

    http://www.sh.lsuhsc.edu/index.html

    Of course TRWTF is me being amused by that site's surreal pride-of-place link documenting their search for a piece of missing medical furniture... D'oh!

     



  • This is really hilarious.



  • I'm not sure if this really is MS-DOS,but anyway, that beige CRT screen is, I believe, an icon from MacOS X "Leopard". As for its contents, they're not from the original icon, but at first glance i'd say it's a screenshot of some terminal application for one of IBM's legacy S/390 or AS/400 (or zSeries or System i) mainframe/minicomputer, but I might be mistaken.



  • @Dr Frankenstein said:

    I'm not sure if this really is MS-DOS,but anyway, that beige CRT screen is, I believe, an icon from MacOS X "Leopard".

    Yep, just checked, and you're right. The monitor itself is stolen from the rather infamous "generic Windows machine" icon used in Leopard's network sharing-- the one that shows a BSoD on the screen.



  • @codeman38 said:

    Leopard's network sharing-- the one that shows a BSoD on the screen
    Oh that's fucking mature.



  • Maybe not,. but it made me laugh...



  • Yeah, it gets worse: the BSoD is a Win98/ME screen, not NT. Those appeared so often it didn't even count as a screen of death, merely a screen of unconciousness. Besides, that's 11 years ago, surely nobody uses Win98 anymore! :D



  • @TheRider said:

    This is really hilarious.

    Also WTF is with that abbreviation? surely it takes just as long to say "Ell ess you aitch ess cee ess" as "Shreveport science center" or somesuch?



  • @the real wtf fool said:

    @TheRider said:

    This is really hilarious.

    Also WTF is with that abbreviation? surely it takes just as long to say "Ell ess you aitch ess cee ess" as "Shreveport science center" or somesuch?

     

    I'm sure they pronounce it like "ell suhch" or something like that.



  • @tster said:

    @the real wtf fool said:

    [...]LSUHSC-S

    Also WTF is with that abbreviation? surely it takes just as long to say "Ell ess you aitch ess cee ess" as "Shreveport science center" or somesuch?

     

    I'm sure they pronounce it like "ell suhch" or something like that.

    L Suscks could be closer to reality.


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