[rescue] looking for a Multia

Steve Sandau ssandau at bath.tmac.com
Tue Aug 12 11:26:25 CDT 2003

>>>> Frankly, I hate to say this, but when it comes to certain peripherals,
>>>> PCs seem to be somewhat ahead of Suns.  Although, the Octanes serial
>>>> ports look the best of all (but, I believe it has no parallel port).
>>>   Eh!  Dude, serial ports are for console terminals.  Ethernet and FDDI
>>> interfaces are for network connectivity.  Remember? ;)
>> And those of us stuck with dialup for awhile (see other email for what
>> hope this is of escaping eventually)?  It's not like all of us can
>> afford the sort of connectivity you have (if I could afford the monthly
>> fees, I suspect that installation would kill me).
>   Dude.  Even something like [gasp, puke] a CABLE MODEM is cheap these 
> days.  $50/mo?  You probably pay more than that for your water bill.  
> And you use connectivity more than you use water.

I think his earlier post indicated that getting cable was going to be 
expensive if even possible. And a cable modem without the cable isn't 
*near* as much fun. ;-)


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