[rescue] Sun Netra = Ultra 2?

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Wed Dec 6 19:00:28 CST 2006

On Dec 6, 2006, at 6:25 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:

> Quoth Bill Bradford ...
>> The early "Netra" systems were just headless boxes with a cruddy admin
>> GUI installed and voice prompts (that played over the system speaker)
>> telling you when it was booted, ready to shut down, etc.
> I'll bet that was a bundle'o'fun in a big colo facility ... row upon 
> row of
> blabbering boxes, kvetching about one thing and another, day in and 
> day out,
> like a bunch of chickens.  Didn't Sun learn anything from those 
> talking cars
> of the Seventies?  They were cool for about two days, then you wanted 
> to
> know the location of two things: the voice warning system control box, 
> and
> your .357.
> -Shel

So what is the equivalent phrase for Sun-speech that matches the sheer 
ridiculousness of "the door is a jar" ?


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