because there are too many of those already and look how they behave when in Europe.
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But depending on the system or product, that difference may not be large.
One vendor allowed us to run fully supported on a particular product version for 5+ yrs but now requires us to upgrade again, after only 2 years, by the end of 2015.
Upgrading this system affects about 5000 users & 35 external partners and required almost 4 months of preparation & co-ordination.
And that's how my team ended up supporting 10 - 25 yr old fossilized gear running all kinds of old, insecure shit that almost noone can remember what's the login or sometimes what's it for.
Left over from the death of the previous Universe and those heavier elements came from absorbing & digesting the young, tender clusters of our nascent cosmos and will one day swallow us ALL!!!
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"Who was an asshole here? We'll never know. But I do assure, someone was"
In that case, let's mete out due punishment to all the likely assholes. The kid's suspension should stand, the other kid should also be suspended - and the school officials should be fired.
"You can't say you have a 2012 or 2013 car since they make changes every few months, often adding new features."
I have mixed feelings about that on the hardware level. Without some kind of breakpoint, it's impossible to know what you're getting. I've seen videos from Tesla owners where the location & length of the steering column levers have changed from the car they bought to the loaner they received.
That's never how it works, unless you're an equal.
Let's see you decrypt the following:
Do kindly fuck off at your earliest convenience. Not a terrorist but like Charlie Hedbo, refuse to live on my knees.
You can expect to hear a raft of fart jokes at a frat party.
I was very surprised at the choice they made, to keep the single-motor S60 & S85 models.
Given that the forthcoming Model X is dual-motor only and the now sizable deployment of Superchargers, I can't help but think that canceling all the single-motor models, offering a discount on options or upgrades to anyone who'd already placed an order ( Call NOW! and get Supercharging at 1/2 price!!! ) or a cheerful refund would have led to an increase in orders and relatively few cancellations.
I doubt the few extra thousand would have made much difference to anyone waiting on a S85 and the range & performance boost across all models probably would have meant an increase in orders. And I can't think of any mass production car in any sane price range where you can lose an entire motor / engine / drive unit and keep on going.
That's an interesting insight about active cooling for quick charging. I myself support battery swapping but it seems it'll be slow to catch on although without it EVs will never match the "refueling" speed of ICE vehicles.
What sort of performance cars did you own prior to your Tesla and how does it compare? I imagine it's quickest off the line but what about highway passing & handling?
It's amusing that your offense at my question & assumption led you to an even more useless response.
In the 5+ hours since my OP and your reply, at least 1/2 a dozen informative or truly insightful comments have been made including a couple by ACs and one with a large photo of a harbor with several decomm'ed ships were made.
Your response achieved nothing except to puff yourself up solely by putting me down, for which you've already been congratulated.
Here's a bonus "rhetorical question" with an implied response: "Is a response by kenh (9056) of any value compared to that by any other Slashdotter incl Anonymous Cowards?"
I was referring only to the "in pristine condition" remark
From the last paragraph of the link:
The Ranger had been in pristine condition, but for a week in August volunteers from other naval museums were allowed to remove items to improve their ships