Hi Andy and all!
> e) Taataaaa!!!
> SNI (Siemens/Nixdorf) will officially support Linux/MIPS.
> I talked to whole bunch of SNI suits, in order of "importance":
> the Director of Business Midrange Products Management,
> the Midrange Systems Product Sales Manager,
> the Director of the Sales Partner Support Department and
> the Project Manager of the Telecommunication Services Department.
Great. I like the SNI-Suits :)
> They are all highly interested in Linux/MIPS, although they never
> heard about this port. Actually, they believed that /pub/Linux/ALPHA
> means DEC Alpha, not "less than beta". Perhaps Sunsite should rename
> this directory :-)
> Anyway, they promised to provide us some hardware (at least a
> RM200 box with ram and HD), full technical support via email and
> telephone hotline and access to their ftp and web sites, where
> we can place the Linux/MIPS archive too.
Fantastic! Where will this baby be housed? (hint, hint)
I am curretnly installing (wurg) WIN 95, cause I am supposed to write
some ISDN-Stuff. Perhaps I can do a port of the Linux-ISDN systems
(I have to look at them anyway :))
> Well, isn't that good news?
It is fantastic news :)
What was the main interest of the telecommunications-tie?
(Yeah, I am still listening :))