[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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