[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jul 11 15:45:52 CDT 2003

On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 03:57 PM, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez 
>>    It's amusing...buy cheap shit hardware (and deal with the failures)
>> because they want to save every dime, but then blow tons of money on
>> bad commercial software (though I wouldn't lump AutoCAD in with this)
>> when there are free alternatives that are superior in every way.
> Yeah, same things were saying the minis guys two decades ago, look what
> happened to them. :)

   Umm, that has *nothing* to do with the demise of the minicomputer, 

   On architectural matters, I'll almost always defer to your in-depth 
knowledge.  But in matters of minicomputer history, I'm afraid I have 
to stand my ground.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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