Sounds good but very unlikely from any heat damage. The S/36 like all
IBM systems other than pc's has "high heat" protection and will shut
down before any damage occurs. Any heat high enough to damage the S/36
would have destroyed most plastic objects and curled the flooring.

The only thing that will "fry" a system is the dreaded direct
"lightning strike" on a building with the system not protected
by decent UPS system.

Mail List wrote:
> OTOH, I know of a place that left their new S/36 on just over the weekend
> with no a/c (no special a/c for the "computer" room, and the building a/c
> shutdown normally on Friday night) and it was fried when they arrived Monday
> a.m.

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