Silicon Valley pioneer William Hewlett dead at 87

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Sat Jan 13 18:50:23 2001

On January 13, R. D. Davis wrote:
> Apparently seeing his company deteriorate led to his death. Hewlett
> Packard once produced equipment of very high quality, but, alas, it's
> product quality has greatly deteriorated and HP appears to consist
> mostly of marketing smoke and mirrors, only remaining in business
> because of the once excellent products that are associated with the
> company name.

  Granted there's more plastic in them than there used to be, but HP
still makes the best test equipment that money can buy, as far as I'm
concerned. There's no smoke or mirrors in their test equipment

        -Dave McGuire
Received on Sat Jan 13 2001 - 18:50:23 GMT

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