[rescue] replacing an Ultra2

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Thu Apr 19 10:33:58 CDT 2007

On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 11:00:14AM -0400, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Indeed.  I've run into cable techs who are completely *untrained* monkeys.

In the late 1960's I had a friend who was an instal/repair supervisor
for New Jersey Bell. He had no choice of who was sent to him as new
employees. He could assign them as either repairmen or installers.

He had a simple test. If they could pick up a phone and tell that the
line had dial tone, he made them a repairman. If not, they were made

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