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Re: [ProgSoc] Re: [TFL] Re: Ideas
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, alister air wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Christian Kent wrote:
> > I'm just pissed that the 9514 3288 modems are still operating and I miss
> > the shell access they once provided. It was fast, basic, reliable, and
> > cheap to provide.
> It's not exactly cheap to provide. It's about as expensive as providing
> PPP. The hardware's no different... it might mean less bandwidth going
> through, but that's it. You still need the same number of modems, you
> still need a server to connect them to.
Heh, and ITD have enough problems already: trying to fix up all those PCs,
iMacs, and photocopy machines that get trashed by naive students everyday
(And to think I was still planning to apply for a job there)...
> In MacOS X news, I've compiled and installed openssh about ten minutes
> before finding a precompiled binary (grr...) and it worked heaps easier
> than ssh2 for Solaris. All my Unixes are belong to OpenSSH. Somebody set
> up SSH the bomb.
Hmmm, "Somebody set us up the SSH" sounds much better... :-)
> Welfare doesn't work, because it gives | Illiteracy blinds the spirit.
> the poor incentives to remain poor. | Study, soldier. (CNT leaflet)
> Instead, let's give the wealthy a huge |
> tax cut, so the poor will have an | It's never too late
> incentive to become millionaires! | To smash the state.
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