[geeks] [Fwd: Pixar's new render farm: Linux on Intel]
kurt at k-huhn.com
Thu Feb 13 09:01:34 CST 2003
wa2egp at att.net wrote:
> > Humph. It could be good if it *ever* gets made. Looks like it's still
> > in storyline developement and political hell. And what's this crock
> > about blowing up Italy?
> If you read the book, it was a meteor/asteroid strike which lead to the
> "sky watch" which lead to the siting of Rama. Why he picked
> Italy...you'll have to ask Clarke about that.
I remembered that part as soon as I saw the word "meteor". I sure hope they
don't fuck it up by making th espaceship actually "blow up Italy".
Kurt " Now, if you'll excuse me, I've got to flagellate
kurt at k-huhn.com myself with a soldering iron."
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