[thechat] Ancient computers (was: IT is here!)

Bob Davis bobd at members.evolt.org
Fri Dec 7 10:31:03 CST 2001

At 8:05 AM -0800 12/7/01, spinhead wrote:

>Hmmm . . . while I extend my sincerest sympathy, I've managed to be handed a
>pretty good arrangement where I think the loss of my laptop would be only an
>inconvenience. Company's laptop, insured well, with everything synchronized
>on the network and/or my Palm Pilot.

That's lucky.

>Anyone think of a reason that its loss would be more than a minor
>inconvenience? If I'm sticking my head in the sand I guess I oughta know it.

Well, the laptop is mine, I'm super lazy about backups, I don't know 
what kind of insurance it has (I suspect it would be only covered if 
it were stolen from home), I use it as my primary machine, etc. etc...

It would set me way back.


bob davis
bobd at members.evolt.org

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