Subject: Re: Slightly Off-Topic...
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: Academician Kula <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/25/2001 10:49:10
While it is depressing, there is a small glimer of hope in my mind: now
that Alpha technology seems to have gotten the boot by Compaq many people
are going to think that it's obsolete technology and hopefully it starts
appearing cheap in surplus pits and auctions.

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Lord Isildur wrote:
> this is depressing!
> well, it just shows, compaq is after all just one more shitty PeeCee
> company among many. no innovation or leadership there!
> Looks like i'm gonna have to start getting into powerPC stuff if i want to
> be wintel-free!
> it does make me even happier to know i have such beautiful machines as my
> VAXen and alpha boxen (and mipsen) when the entire rest of the world is
> swimming in a huge puddle of shit called wintel.
> so sad. everything the great genius of the countless DEC engineers and
> hackers have done now has been laid to waste by the morons in the Q. they
> probably feel very good about themselves of course. losers.
> Isildur

Thomas L. Kula | |
I could really use a new pair of shoes right now. And some coffee. Do
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