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Re: [OT] Incredible world-wide transportation network

>---- Original Message ----
>From: ron.l.johnson@cox.net
>To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>Subject: Re: [OT] Incredible world-wide transportation network
>Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 18:00:05 -0500
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>>On 07/15/08 17:11, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
>>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>>> Last Wednesday, I bought two WD6400AAKS drives from NewEgg.
>>>> They were manufactured in Thailand only 21 days ago.  They
>>>> have been sitting in NE's warehouse very long...
>>> About $90 each. But 640GB each what a world are you going to store
>>> them?
>>Can't say.  "Some organization" might sue me.
>>>        And also amazing is the cost/GB. I remember when at IBM a
>>> disk was a super deal...
>>Stunning, isn't it?  At my first programming job, 40M was cavernous.
>>   Many versions of source code and all sorts of data files barely
>>made a dent in it...
>>- --
>>Ron Johnson, Jr.
>>Jefferson LA  USA
>>"Kittens give Morbo gas.  In lighter news, the city of New New
>>York is doomed."
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And remember the original Winchesters were only 30M on a side (hence
the name)
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