Re: OT: mass installation on XBox
On Wednesday 02 October 2002 01:48 pm, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Preben Randhol <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002.10.02.1429 +0200]:
> > > If the university pays, I'll happily oblige. If people have other
> > > suggestions (PS2) that they can back up with solid arguments, we're
> > > happy to listen.
> > Why does a university buy xbox?
> Because it's a cheap P3-700 that we can put into a cluster for
> evolutionary computation.
I refuse to believe this nonsense. What university is this, and what public
grant will pay for the illegal use of hardware? Even from a purely practical
point of view, XBox will not pay for itself as a cluster component.