[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Thu Nov 13 02:35:05 CST 2003

On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> > Reading IBM papers is always fun because they have their own naming
> > scheme of things, i.e. their own words for the same universally
> > acknowledge term.
> It's great, isn't it?  It's even better since they're so -consistent-.
> They don't just spontaneously pick new terms, they use the same weird
> terms everywhere.

They use "canonical" in the canonical manner.  8-)

> I get the feeling that some of the R&D parts of IBM must be very "culty"
> places to work.

Every time I've ever hung out at Yorktown, I've had a blast.  It's a bunch
of *extremely* intelligent people in an *extremely* relaxed environment
with very few rules.

Peace...  Sridhar

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