[rescue] Re: Bonheaded Designs (was: Mozilla, WPOISON, perl, and a dozen others)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Sep 8 23:37:02 CDT 2003

On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 11:48 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>>    It's like some Linux kid on the Mozilla project wanted to show how
>> clever he is.  Or perhaps someone lost a bet or something.
> ObRescue:
> Speaking of boneheaded design moves, I just opened up a StorageWorks
> canister.  Wow.  That's the most complicated piece of flexcable I've
> seen...uhm...anywhere.  How does one keep things from completely
> self-destructing when you muck around with them a few times?  Or was
> that a design goal?

   They're expensive.  I'd say it was a design goal.

   And DEC is a company that used to ship full schematics and microcode 
listings with their computers.  How the mighty have fallen.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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