Destruction of DEC

From: Merle K. Peirce <>
Date: Thu Mar 21 07:44:06 2002

The liklihood is that Compaq will be dismantled as a result, and that, in
itself seems a decent enough reason for the merger.

On 20 Mar 2002, R. D. Davis wrote:

> Quothe, from writings of Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 03:45:49PM -0600:
> > Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer Corporation have announced that they
> > both believe that they have enough shareholder votes to approve the merger.
> DEC's destruction began when DEC was palmerized into a ghost of it's
> former self and sold into slavery to Microsoft. Then much damage to
> this once great computer company, DEC, was done by Compaq (a wannabe
> computer company that never made real computers, and destroyed an
> acquisition, DEC, that did), and, now, this appears to be little more
> than the nails being hammered into the coffin of what was once Digital
> Equipment Corporation.
> R.D.D.
> --
> Copyright (C) 2001 R. D. Davis The difference between humans & other animals:
> All Rights Reserved an unnatural belief that we're above Nature &
> 410-744-4900 her other creatures, using dogma to justify such
> beliefs and to justify much human cruelty.

M. K. Peirce

Rhode Island Computer Museum, Inc.
Shady Lea, Rhode Island

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