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Re: sparc donation
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: sparc donation
- From: Diana Eichert <deichert_(_at_)_wrench_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 07:20:11 -0600 (MDT)
What's a shame is that there are crate loads of these sitting around where
I work waiting to be destroyed but because of recent publicity of a
related facility I can't get any of them.
On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> That's a grand idea. Unfortunately, I've seen it fall over and fail
> more times than I've seen it succeed. I think it has worked a total
> of 3 times, yet if you look back our mailing lists, it keeps being
> brought up. Other times, the Ebay principle results in a piece of
> broken garbage being delivered to a developer, who then can do nothing
> more than feel bad that a bunch of people got themselves involved.
> Someone corporate has these machines no longer on their books. That
> is almost always easier.
> > I realize this wouldn't be the most efficient method by any means, but would
> > it be feasible to have various people bid/buy parts on Ebay and send them to
> > you to put together a complete box? I'd be willing to chip in and buy a part
> > but I couldn't give up my own SS20. I don't think I'm alone in that regard.
> > Obviously, this is assuming that nobody steps forward with an entire machine.
> > On Thu, 19 Oct 2000, Federico G. Schwindt wrote:
> > > I am looking for a fast ss5/10/20 machine to be delivered to Buenos Aires,
> > > Argentina for development.
> > > Theo said I should simply ask the entire list in this fashion.
> > > So, has someone got a machine for me? The faster it is the better.
> > >
> > > f.-