jmamodio at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 01:11:58 UTC 2013
Ohh we had some of those at JVNCNet, a real piece of crap.
On Jul 17, 2013, at 6:56 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> 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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