If everything is working on the airplane he's going to fly in next week then why bother with doing any preventive maintenance on it. I just hate stupid people/executives who try to think of excuses to not do these types of things. It's a machine, it's going to break, it needs care and feeding. It ain't rocket science.

Paul Fenstermacher | Sys Admin, Sr | Corporate Systems - POWER Systems
Administration | Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
663 West Highway 60 | Monett, MO 65708 | 417-235-4114 x177389 |
pfenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Paul Nelson
Sent: Thursday, December 5, 2013 9:09 AM
To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Subject: If everything is working fine, why do PTF's?

This is a question I got from a client yesterday. I seem to recall somebody posting a link here some years ago to justify staying reasonably current.

He wants more than just the standard arguments about IBM insisting that one be at a certain level, et cetera, et cetera. It went right over his head when I asked him if he changes the oil in his car on a regular basis. He lives in the city and doesn't own a car.

Please chime in.

Paul Nelson
Cell 708-670-6978
Office 409-267-4027
nelsonp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


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