[thechat] OT - Seeking Laptop Advice

Bob Davis bob at bobdavis.org
Tue Aug 3 11:50:24 CDT 2004

On Aug 3, 2004, at 11:08 AM, Luther, Ron wrote:
> Well, it would certainly be fun to try, (I think I would enjoy it!),
> but I really doubt I could come up with a good enough case to make
> it fly here:
> (a) I do a fair amount of development work with a report writer
> packaged called 'Brio'. I have a tough enough time getting IT support
> on Windows ...

Ah, yes. "We don't support that". You get that in any business.

> (b) That 'NIH' attitude.  We're not real good about letting anybody, 
> (employees/contractors/consultants coming in from out of town for a
> one-day meeting), ... about letting *anybody* come in the door carrying
> anything we don't make. [Yes, we actually have made consultants buy
> new laptops in order to do business with us ... we're like that.]

I can imagine how a hardware company would be that way...


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