Problems with latest XFS

Archaic archaic at indy.rr.com
Mon Mar 24 09:53:34 PST 2003


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On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 05:40:52PM +0000, Ian Molton wrote:
> 
> Still an assumption on your part, no less than mine.

It's not much of an assumption to say that internet traffic is going to
somehow use equipment produced by an American company.

> > BTW, why don't you also boycott UK products? Now there's a challenge!
> 
> Already covered that one. If I did that, I'd starve.

Nah. They are just as irrelevant as we are. ;)

> > Wow! For someone who programs, I'm having trouble figuring out where
> > you get your logic. Irrelevant is like bad code that still does it's
> > job. When you have to apply a workaround, it's no longer irrelevant.
> > Sure, the world would go on. That doesn't equal irrelevant. It would
> > be a total pain in the ass if one if the industrialized nations
> > completely stopped economically.
> 
> Any other nation, I'd agree. However the US produces practically nothing
> unique.

That is a very narrow view that negates reality.

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