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This was a well publicized deadline with plenty of infrastructure money provided up front. Oh -- your HMO or physician practice spent all that money on something else. I guess that must be the evil federal government's fault.
...we should also ban money.
Last year that old guy finally retired. That afternoon we took Copher off the friggin' network.
It didn't mean much as we did so automated end runs around it but he insisted that it stay there because of some manifesto a neckbeard wrote 20 years ago that was the darkest day of the Internet when Gopher was subsumed. He was somehow still shocked that the community of network administrators failed to rally to save it.
They planned their horrific act over a kitchen table. They had no need for instant messengers, e-mails of Skype to talk from one end of the apartment to another.
All science is either physics or stamp collecting. -- Ernest Rutherford