Re: KDE is now broken (Fwd: Heads-up: KDE4 hitting testing tonight (UTC) )
>> Find your local LUG and ask around. I can virtually guarantee that there
>> someone with a storage unit full of old hardware they are keeping for some
>> reason. Even better if you have a local FreeGeek.
> Who would keep all the old hardware? And for what? And it's nothing
> you could rely on.
Geeks would keep that hardware. For what? For the same reason that
Hillary climbed Everest.
> How do you maintain 15 or 30 year old hardware?
Cooling, circuit breakers, relaxed duty cycle. And prayer, if you're into that.
> If you don't buy everything new, you can't put your old hardware into
> storage in working order in case you need it to read some data in 30
If the issue is saving $20 on a case, then you are just $20 short of
having a working solution. Sounds good to me.