(somewhat OT) "Apple Computer, Inc." no more
compoobah at valleyimplants.com
Wed Jan 10 00:09:41 CST 2007
> On Tuesday 09 January 2007 21:16, Richard wrote:
>> In article <2c9905e7a0917a23c18369f94e997689 at valleyimplants.com>,
>>> Especially interesting given the scorn that the DEC-VAX agreement
>>> from the '70s had.
>> Come again? That reads like a total non sequitur to me.
> He's probably referring to the agreement that DEC had with the company
> that makes VAX vacuum cleaners, for both of them to be able to use
> the "VAX" name for their respective products, in each other's country.
As I understand it, DEC agreed not to make consumer goods, and VAX
agreed not to make computers. To an adolescent mind back in the mid
'90s it seemed a bit absurd and a waste of time, but maybe not so much
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