[rescue] UPS Recommendation

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Fri Jul 18 12:24:11 CDT 2003

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 10:13:20AM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> > Scary, innit? You'd think they'd have learned by now.  Unfortunately, in
> > the ears of people who can convince themselves for the right price that
> > it's really not a problem, great dripping gobs of money speak louder
> > than fact.
> Didn't have the navy some sort of ship that was controlled (or run a lot
> of systems) on windows, that could not leave dock literally due to
> software errors?

It was worse than that.  They were already out in the water.

If this had been a wartime exercise, the missile cruiser Yorktown
would have been a sitting duck.  Everyone on the Yorktown and the
entire group they were part of would be in danger (since the Yorktown
could not carry out its tasks).  




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