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Matt MacInnis macinnis at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Oct 16 02:18:17 EDT 2000


Then I figure you'd have a decent network. Besides, can you imagine
exponential backoff each time an error was published in a newspaper? The
wasted ink and paper! Even the New York Times would be screwed.

-m

on 10/16/00 2:11 AM, Mike Brauwerman at brauwerm at fas.harvard.edu wrote:

> But what if the network gave you wrong data as often as the Crimson did?
> 
> -- 
> Michael Roger Billig Brauwerman  www.fas.harvard.edu/~brauwerm
> 
> On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Matt MacInnis wrote:
> 
>>> The best was when they took "Rick Osterberg, Coordinator of Residential
>>> Computing Support" and turned it into "Richard M. Osterberg, Director".
>>> (My middle initial is B.)
>> 
>> If the Crimson failed to publish an issue (hasn't happened in this century)
>> as often as the network goes down, we'd probably have given up and become a
>> weekly.
>> 
>> -m




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