PCs don't count ;-).(was: Approaches to projects (was: KM11 maintenance module

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Nov 24 20:56:58 2004

On Thu, 25 Nov 2004, Tony Duell wrote:
> > My neighbors often discard computers, although admittedly rarely laptops.
> Not over here they don't...
Around here, there are periodic curbside bulk pickups. Those are full
of PCs, Deskjet printers that are out of ink (ink cartridges cost more
than a new printer WITH ink?), monitors, and occasional interesting

> > 'Course I could get components by taking apart the discarded computers,
> > but I seem to recall that you didn't approve of rendering working machines
> > inoperable to get parts.
> PCs don't count ;-).

AH! Thanks for the clarification. Back when the show staff would steal
our sandwiches, cookies, beer, etc. from our Comdex booth every night, we
started to use a gutted Compaq case for hiding our goodies, and smuggling
them in. Until now, I was afraid to tell THIS group.

> > Couldn't you flash the lights using a discarded computer?
> I did. I've got a set of Newtonsday lights controlled by a PERQ 2 T4....
> Now that _is_ overkill....

No, that is REAL class!

Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin_at_xenosoft.com
Received on Wed Nov 24 2004 - 20:56:58 GMT

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