Friday Hosing

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Wed Jul 17 23:56:45 UTC 2013

On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:36:19 -0700, Roy said:
> On 7/17/2013 1:59 PM, Alex Harrowell wrote:
> > On 15/07/13 01:09, Tony Patti wrote:
> >> TWELVE years ago (press release March 20 2001), Comcast deployed Linux-based
> >> Sun Cobalt Qube appliances as CPE with their business-class Internet service,
> >> these provided firewall security, web caching, optional content filtering,
> >> an e-mail server, a web server, file and print servers.
> >
> > This is a good idea.

> Whistle Interjet --  circa 1995

Of course, in 1995, if you gave a customer something like that, there was
still a reasonably good chance that doing so wouldn't generate a ton
of support calls, because if they were a customer at all, they probably had
a clue.

These days, it seems giving a customer anything more user-servicable than
an iPad is just asking for trouble...

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