[rescue] [geeks] Last Call - Ultra 5/10 parts
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Mon Mar 10 22:06:28 CDT 2014
On Mon, 10 Mar 2014, Andrew Jones wrote:
> On 03/10/2014 11:01 PM, Toby Thain wrote:
>> It's people like you who are the soul of the list :D
> The list was built on the "rescue" conceit. The idea that we could take
> dumpstered systems and make them useful again is pretty empty in 2014.
I don't believe in "impossible", only "more difficult".
> The Oracle deal has killed patch availability, killed opensolaris, and slowly
> strangled the hobbyist scene.
That's why if I ever meet Larry Ellison he's getting punched or pied in
the face. Probably pied.
> At this point we are all historians. There's no "rescue" for SPARCs, only
> roles in zoo exhibits.
I'm too determined to NOT rescue a SPARC. ;)
> That's OK with me, I guess. I'm glad we persist.
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