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

William Barnett-Lewis wlewisiii at gmail.com
Wed May 5 10:55:24 CDT 2010

On 05/05/2010 10:41 AM, 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?
>I'm pretty sure irritating users has been part of the Oracle business
>model for some time now.

Oracle is second only to CA for pure BVFH (bastard vendor from hell) honors.

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