mwalls at castor.oktax.state.ok.us
Wed Jan 23 08:30:30 CST 2008
On Mon, 21 Jan 2008 13:43:18 -0500
Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Bill Bradford wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 11:08:32AM -0500, Aaron Finley wrote:
> >> When a brand new dual Core2 T61 can be had for around $700, with
> >> someone's EPP discount and their PayPal/special of the week, why bother?
> > Because it's not a Mac! 8-)
People keep talking about the EPP discount, so what's that for the
ignorant (me). My wife's a long time thinkpad addict, and is going
to start shopping another one soon :).
> Honestly, if I was going to spend the $700+ on a laptop, I'd sooner have
> the T61. I'll fix this TiBook if I can, but the truth is I don't like
> Macs and never really have. The hardware's usually OK, it's the
> interface metaphors of the OS that drive me buggy.
> Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
> Renaissance Man, Unix ronin, Perl hacker, Free Stater
> alaric at caerllewys.net alaric at metrocast.net
> It's not the years, it's the mileage.
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-Monty Walls (mwalls at castor.oktax.state.ok.us)
- IT, Oklahoma Tax Commission
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