[SPARCbook] Taiwan-made ultrasparcbook
sparcbook at sunhelp.org
Fri Aug 31 20:37:29 CDT 2001
>From the specs, it looks like what they have done is repackage the Netra X1.
That should be VERY doable, since the X1 is a 1U, PCI, ATA based UltraSparc
IIe. I would be willing to go in on a group buy, if necessary to get one.
troehr at nj-onramp.com
Miles Nordin wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 05:19:03PM +0000, Patrick McAleavey wrote:
> > model 777S w/ [every feature you could possibly dream of] . . . [and
> > all this at] approx half the cost of a new unit from Tadpole
> > very disappointed in their response time to my emails
> Welcome to Taiwan, Sir.
> I think you have found one of these Decoy Companies that gives businessmen
> an excuse to forge alliances at Starbucks (or, the Taiwaneese ripoff,
> ``Barista Coffee'') for massive warplans that no one has the money to
> actually launch. I guess that's what you're suggesting anyway?
> All the same, please keep us informed if you get any verification
> that they actually have a SPARC laptop which can boot up. I think I'd
> rather buy a laptop from an obscure Chinese company than from Apple,
> assuming the former actually existed. Even if it involved Wire Transfers.
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