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From: "Michael Kuettner" <>
Subject: Re: "I'm Being Deluged By Emails"
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 01:58:49 +0200
References: <wE3bb.1020$wS2.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <tDibb.540005$uu5.89184@sccrnsc04> <n8jbb.2001$KJ4.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <bknd3o$3n8kg$1@ID-202433.news.uni-berlin.de> <email@example.com>
"tiglath" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> "Michael Kuettner" <> wrote in message
> > "tiglath" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > >
> > <snip>
> > > The reason is that in the U.K. you get nowhere near the bargains
> > available
> > > here. You can find floor models PCs absolutely loaded for about
> > >
> > Not only the UKoGBaNI; it's the same all over Europe (AFAIK).
> > When I'm building a Unix-machine, I save _a lot_ of money for my
> > losers^Wcustomers. And the machines are better than the servers from
> > the rack. It's also cheaper to assemble your own PC; but of course
> > nowhere near the margins of a self-assembled server.
> > Do they also offer such bargains on servers in the USA or is that only
> > for PCs ?
> Non-PC servers remain pricey.
Sorry, I don't understand you here.
Could you explain a PC server to me ?
The general use of "server" in merry old Europe is a friggin'
big machine which manages at least 10 - 20 users;
while also coordinating "mail-servers" (which can be PCs),etc.
Has the slang on your side of the pond changed again ?