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Re: is m68k really ready for testing?

On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 11:06:59PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> How 'technical' is the term 'doorstop architecture'?

From Jargon File (4.3.3, 20 Sep 2002) [jargon]:

  doorstop n. Used to describe equipment that is non-functional and
     halfway expected to remain so, especially obsolete equipment kept around
     for political reasons or ostensibly as a backup. "When we get another
     Wyse-50 in here, that ADM 3 will turn into a doorstop." Compare {boat

If it's in the jargon file, it's pretty technical :).

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