Subject: Re: Powering large VAXen [was Re: MV3100-96&1.5.2]
From: Shengchao Li <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/2001 16:34:04
they use hydropower their. If not used the water in dam will be wasted
On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Brian Chase wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > Not necessarily cheap, but the University was paying for it. :-]
> I think you mean to say that the Swedish taxpayers are paying for it,
> which I guess begins to explain the high rate of taxation there. A
> sizable fraction of the money goes to paying for the electricity to
> run old VAXen.
> > (Even though at my last comparison, electricity was alot cheaper
> > back home in Sweden than here in the US).
> That's okay. Here in the US we've got cheaper gasoline, so all we need
> are some large diesel powered generators. I mean if we Americans are
> going do destory the earth with our greenhouse gases, we may as well get
> some extra life out of those VAX 8000s in the process.
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