[ILUG] linux on a furby:
michael.conry at ucd.ie
Tue May 15 18:04:51 IST 2001
" ... When Linux was first ported to the Furby platform, it suffered from
significant stability and performance problems, which gave the Furby an
unfortunate reputation as being unsuitable for enterprise-level computing.
The conversion of the IRS and NASA computing facilities to Furby-based
platforms towards the end of 1999 was seen by many as premature and may have
contributed to the problems experienced by those departments during 2000
which did nothing to improve the Furby's image in corporate America To be
fair, however, it should be noted that Furbys placed in IRS telephone
support positions received no more complaints than their human counterparts
and studies showed that they provided a comparable level of accuracy in
their answers to taxpayer questions. ..."
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