[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Thu Apr 29 17:03:32 CDT 2004

On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Joshua Boyd wrote:

> > Yes, let's ask NeXT and BeOS where that got them.  Oh, wait...
> You mean being the second most used desktop os,

No, I mean the company that makes 68k boxes in black magnesium cases.
They were worth just a shit-ton of money when they tried to compete with
Microsoft and then killed off their hardware line.

Oh, no, wait, a nearly-dead Apple could afford to buy them.

> and the second most used handheld OS (OK, that's a stretch for BeOS)?

Again, Be was just so profitable when they went bankrupt and looking for
someone to buy their IP.

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