[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Wed May 5 09:50:03 CDT 2010

On 05/05/10 10:41, Brian Wheeler wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 09:39 -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
>> On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 10:33:09AM -0400, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>>> http://techbert.tumblr.com/post/569726833/sun-oracle-removed-public-firmware-downloads
>>> Oracle removed public firmware downloads
>> <oracle> SHOW ME TEH MONEYZ
> <me> NO.  KTHXBAI
> <me> OH HAI IBM!
> Seriously, though, what are they trying to accomplish besides irritating
> users?

Driving away the remaining Sun customers, apparently...?

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