[rescue] Part Numbers (was: New subscriber...)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Mar 19 13:44:40 CST 2004

On Mar 19, 2004, at 1:59 PM, Thomas Gallaway wrote:
>>> Seriously, assuming that the manufacturers know what they are 
>>> manufacturing,
>>> how hard would it be to silkscreen a _description_ on the thing, 
>>> while they
>>> are doing the part number?
>>> "501-1234 FDDI Mode Z transceiver for SBUS"
>>   Really...how difficult is it to do a Google search for "sun 
>> 501-1234"?
> If you are digging in a dumpster with tons of hardware over you and 
> you dig out some weird looking cards it'd be handy to know what they 
> are ;-) How many times did I bring back home tons of cards to find out 
> they are 4/16 chokenring or other bizarr stuff that had it's rightfull 
> place inside the dumpster.
> I really would appreciate google inside a dumpster but I would not 
> know how to start an proposal to the trash company.

   Well in my last email, I mentioned Sidekicks...my first introduction 
to a Sidekick was, if I recall correctly, on a trip inside a dumpster 
with YOU. ;)


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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