[rescue] [geeks] Last Call - Ultra 5/10 parts

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
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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