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Thu Dec 29 15:22:46 CST 2005
Tony Duell wrote:
>>I'm with you. The "ten year rule" is crap -- there, I've said it. It's
>>not even enforced anyway, since people here would have no problem
>>talking about SGI Indigos or BeBoxen or DEC Alpha machines or similar
>>stuff, and that's all newer than 10 years old, or just barely.
>>I think the 10-year "rule", if there is to be one, should only apply to
>>wintel boxes. I believe that's the spirit of the rule anyway.
> Just out of curiousity, apart from obvious off-topic stuff (like 'please
> fix my modern Windows PC'), has the 10 year rule ever been strictly
> enforced? I think I've seen plenty of threads about machines that are
> strictly too new to be mentioned here, but which are interesting enough
> that nobody cares
I've come to believe that the only real "10-year rule" strictly
enforced is thr one that decrees that every 75 days or so, we have an
extended discussion about the 10-year rule.
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