[rescue] Re: W: solaris for sparcbook 1

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Wed Nov 3 04:22:34 CST 2004

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004, Jones, Andrew I wrote:

> Also, talking to a Tadpole sales guy, they said they just had rooms and
> rooms full of traded-in 32-bit SparcBooks, but they didn't dare sell
> them on ebay because ISO 9000 certification or something requires them
> to offer support on all their products. :(

ISO 9000: Yet another way to make an efficiently-run company grind to a
halt under paperwork and "policy doesn't let us make sensibe decision"
crapola, while making a buttload of money for ISO 9000 "consultants".
And, in this particular case, it'll probably result in a lot of really
nifty kit getting tossed out or scrapped.

That's "progress" for you!

Jonathan Patschke ) "I've built my whole system with [-fomit-frame-pointer]
Elgin, TX        (   cause it was recomended...as I don't care if a program
USA               )  crashes, not interested in finding out why."
                  (                     --Tim, Another Satisfied Gentoo User

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