[rescue] Re: [geeks] IKEA "Jerker" desk instructions?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Feb 16 14:49:30 CST 2004

On Feb 16, 2004, at 1:04 PM, Mike Meredith wrote:
>>    Can anyone remember when the term "computer room" meant a big room
>> full of racks and no people?
> You mean it doesn't anymore ? Damm I'll have to get the sign on the 
> door
> at work changed.

   Better do it quick...people will start asking where the bed is. ;)

> And you've forgotten about the operators ... hmmm ... ok.

   Well the computer rooms I've worked in haven't had "resident" 
operators.  No mainframes, and only a few minis.

> Somewhere, there's bound to be someone really pissed off about "data
> centre" being morphed into the current meaning. After all, it's
> obviously only intended to refer to rooms of disk farm(s).

   Yeah. :-(


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
Cape Coral, FL                   feels a little better."     -Ed

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