> It's my understanding that the CFL is an interim measure, just as is
> Ethanol in gas. At least that is the way they were presented.
I wasn't aware of that.
I might not assume they will go that way (though they may). Market
forces will do what they do, having a mind of their own, and it all
depends on how well the LEDs fare. If for some reason they don't
catch on, we could be stuck with CFLs for a long time. With supplies
of incandescents drying up real fast, that line is probably gone for
> However the no one gets excited about a broken fluorescent tube which is
> much larger than any CFL I've seen so I think the worry over broken CFLs
> is blown a bit out of proportion.
In school we were taught to LEAVE THE ROOM IMMEDIATELY if a
fluorescent tube broke; so there were exceptions, even 4 decades ago.
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