[rescue] Looking for IRIX and advice

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Mon Nov 22 10:23:47 CST 2004

Joshua Boyd  <jdboyd at jdboyd.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 10:47:14AM -0800, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>> You guys have a generally more sane home wiring scheme, I think,
>> with ring mains and all that.
> Ring mains? Please explain.

It's where the wiring goes from the fusebox, through all the sockets
(or lightswitches, etc) and returns to the fusebox. I'm not quite sure
of the reasoning.

>> People who are both sensitive to and addicted to caffeine usually
>> get big-time headaches when they try to quit the stuff, so you may
>> be going in the wrong direction.
> Yeah, but eventually he will permenantly acheive his goal. Going the
> other direction is only a temporary fix. Now, if you will excuse me,
> I need my temporary Mt. Dew fix.

I seem to have polished off four pints of coffee today. So much for
that plan.

Q: How many hackers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Zero. Nobody knew they were there.

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