[Server-devel] Server-devel Digest, Vol 76, Issue 21

Adam Holt holt at laptop.org
Sun Aug 18 17:17:42 EDT 2013

No doubt.  I was joking around and accidentally hit Send.  Now the NSA and
Israel's Re-education Teams are both onto me, hah (as far as I know
Compulab's a top-notch Israeli company, and we will be using their servers
in Haiti, even if many of us question their lack of USB3 and SATA..a little
customer feedback can't hurt :)

People used to make fun of OLPC for not maintaining

*Until they realized what an excruciating challenge that is.......*

On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 5:03 PM, David Farning <dfarning at activitycentral.com
> wrote:

> On Saturday, August 17, 2013, Adam Holt wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 11:28 PM, Braddock <braddock at braddock.com> wrote:
>>> > From: David Farning <dfarning at activitycentral.com> We have just
>>> > received confirmation that compulab won't be releasing a SATA
>>> > connector with the utilite. ( http://utilite-computer.com/web/home
>>> > ) Instread they will offer a mSATA connection.
>>> This is a real disappointment to the Internet-in-a-Box project.  I was
>>> really hoping the Utilite would be the perfect solution for our full
>>> dataset (which is too large for an SSD).
>> Yep, Utilite screwed us.
> As a community we need to be careful about talking about how others
> 'screwed us.'
> I 'screwed up' by endorsing the Utilite before we had run it through our
> QA process. Engineers at compulabs 'screwed up' when their prototype didn't
> perform as well as expected. We all might feel 'screwed' that something we
> had depended on did not materialize.
> Perhaps the NSA got tired of Snowden/Assange/Manning's civics lessons, and
>> will ban USB3 ports altogether,
>> Anyway, we have secret hardware no Israeli can match: 1-800-Tony-Anderson
> --
> David Farning
> Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com

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