Here is some junk mail that has been sent to the addresses registered at
the InterNIC for this web site:
Spam, Spam, Spam...
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Subject: ALLIANCE WANTED
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Supporting, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Windows NT 4.0
Talk about putting the "junk" in "junk mail." What happened, did we
have a few minutes of downtime? Why else would someone think
we were running Windows NT 4.0?
My scanner is dirty now.
Sheesh, these guys sure do try. A bare 128K ISDN line
from my local telco costs more than my current Internet
service--including all line charges and equipment rental--and is
Here's an invitation to ApacheCon '98. Well, we do use Apache...
First came the flyer:
Then came the full invitation (almost wish I could have gone):
My scanner is cleansed!
One of the problems with running Linux servers at a large corporation
(think Dilbert here) is that you
have to answer questions like "I was just reading this report on the Linux
servers...what does it mean when it says that 100% of the downtime in
the last two years on the NT servers was due to software product failure,
hardware incompatibility, security problems, and licensing issues, while
over the same time period, 100% of the downtime on the Linux servers
was due to human error?" How do you answer that?
Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Optimizing PCs
Not complete yet. I accidentally broke the connector on the cable to my
scanner during a move, so this might take a while.
Miraculously, the flow of paper junk mail to my InterNIC contact address
has stopped. We wish the same were true of the electronic spam, but
we have that stuff deleted before we ever see it now.