Re: respectful slightly dumb question about 64 bit computing.....
On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 08:09:37AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> On 10/29/06 07:22, Michael Fothergill wrote:
> > Dear Debian folks,
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> > Let's suppose that money was no object and we managed in some
> > technical feat to construct a computer that could have a 64 bit
> > chip in it that would be properly hooked up to 16 exabytes of
> > RAM.
> > If I had such a computer in my possession and I offered to donate
> > to the Debian community how would it respond?
> It would say,
> 2. Why did you use a year's production of the world's RAM
> production for your own machine? Now, no one else can
> buy a computer, and thousands of companies and millions
> of people have been put of of work!!!
Not to mention the widows and orphans :-(