I guess that everyone feels strongly about the I.T.
choices that they make and can summon up all kinds of
justification for it. Bottom line is that there are no
free I.T. rides. Save a penny loose a dollar or
something like that...
--- Bill Meecham <email@example.com>
> One key item is that it's not a Legacy system! No
> one wants a legacy.
> Something like that just has to be way past it
> normal expected life-cycle,
> it's a legacy! Isn't that what had to be updated
> for Y2K, wasn't it that
> legacy stuff that caused all of the problems?
> IMHDAO, if an application
> does not run on a legacy system then it's already a
> greater application than
> one that does. Imagine trying to find legacy
> personal to maintain the code
> and hardware! They've got to be older and more
> expensive and out sick for
> Rogaine therapy and Viagra treatments all the time.
> I can hire kids that
> eat and breath this PC stuff, pay them a fraction of
> a legacy coder $ and
> they'll live at the office, do what I tell them to
> do and won't complain
> about anything. Heck I can hire an army of kids to
> do this work instead of
> gray-haired people like you.
> </devil's advocate>
> The last 3 sentences are paraphrases of what I was
> told at an interview that
> I went to in late August.
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