Got a DEC 2000 Alpha server, need help

From: Fred N. van Kempen <>
Date: Tue Feb 10 15:24:17 2004

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Pete Turnbull wrote:

> That explains it -- DECUS UK (and now Encompass in the UK, or whatever
> HP are calling it this month) have always charged several times what
> the US and European branches do, for anything. Yes, they do charge for
> the minimum membership required for a Hobbyist License. I forget the
> amount because I threw the renewal papers out in disgust, but it was
> not far short of 100; certainly over US$100. That membership, BTW, is
> not good for anything except the Hobbyist License, either. No
> seminars, meetings, w.h.y. And don't let your membership lapse or
> they'll charge an extra 25 to renew it :-(
In Holland, that would be HP Interex, and they charge EUR 125/year
for membership (there is only one level), which is required for
the Hobbyist license.

Gee, I wonder why people are slowly dropping their support for
the Hobbyist program...


Fred N. van Kempen, DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) Collector/Archivist
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