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In article <bcpqeu$83f$1geraldo.cc.utexas.edu>, moon <harvest-thismail.utexas.edu> wrote: > Thom Rosario wrote: > > > In article <bci4bq$7hj$1geraldo.cc.utexas.edu>, > > maturin <harvest-thismail.utexas.edu> wrote: > > > > > >>Michael Rice wrote: > >> > >>>Is it really that bad? > >> > >> > >>This campus has close to 20,000 Macs neatly divided into two groups: > >>1) stable machines that just purr day and night and have uptimes that > >>clock the rate of upgrades. > > > > > > Along these same lines (in much smaller proportion)..... I have 4 boxes > > running OS X in my house: ...

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    In article <bcpqeu$83f$1geraldo.cc.utexas.edu>,
    moon <harvest-thismail.utexas.edu> wrote:
    > Thom Rosario wrote:
    >
    > > In article <bci4bq$7hj$1geraldo.cc.utexas.edu>,
    > > maturin <harvest-thismail.utexas.edu> wrote:
    > >
    > >
    > >>Michael Rice wrote:
    > >>
    > >>>Is it really that bad?
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>This campus has close to 20,000 Macs neatly divided into two groups:
    > >>1) stable machines that just purr day and night and have uptimes that
    > >>clock the rate of upgrades.
    > >
    > >
    > > Along these same lines (in much smaller proportion)..... I have 4 boxes
    > > running OS X in my house: one of them is an iMac DV SE 500 (for OP --
    > > it's about 2 years old), and it's still running 10.1.5 because it's only
    > > been rebooted twice in about a year
    >
    > Ooh ooh ooh! A chance to say mine has been up longer than yours!
    > I know of Kansas hayseed that runs packet mail on an Apple ][C.
    > It has something like 48 KB and two 5.25" floppies (true floppies)
    > attached. It has been running since the early 80's (the house is dual
    > wired for rural condidtions- essentially never without power).
    > Down the road a piece the exact same system is in a museum at KU.
    >
    *
    I have a Sun-Hemmi Model 153 bamboo slide rule that has been running
    continuously without a crash since September of 1950, when I bought it
    on the streets of Tokyo.

    earle
    *
    Earle Jones Guest

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    Earle Jones wrote:
    > I have a Sun-Hemmi Model 153 bamboo slide rule that has been running
    > continuously without a crash since September of 1950, when I bought it
    > on the streets of Tokyo.
    >
    > earle
    > *
    Hmph- your DOS slide rule is nothing compared to a G4 _circular_ slide
    rule. Chicks dig circular slide rules. :)

    moon Guest

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