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Comment The Zilog mini computer... (Score 4, Insightful) 162

Must have been a Zilog System 8000. Probably a model 21, as that was dorm fridge sized. The 31 and 32 were the size of a full size refrigerator.

Ran a Z8000 series processor at 10 MHz, and had about 8MB (if you were lucky) RAM. The hard drives were about 40MB and had an SMD interface.

They ran ZEUS, which was Zilog's System III variant.

I loved ours.

Comment Re:Does this at least mean.... (Score 1) 301

So? I paid a large amount of money for
1) Meets CA emissions standards,
2) Has performance of X
3) Has MPG of Y

Before the fix a have a car that meets 2) and 3), but fails 1).

After the fix, I will have a car that

1) Meets CA emissions standards
2) Has performance of W
3) Has MPG of Z

Where W < X and Z < Y. In other words, before the fix, I do not have what I paid for, and after the fix, I will not have what I paid for. How is this NOT fraud?

Talent does what it can. Genius does what it must. You do what you get paid to do.