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Re: Just when you thought it was safe... (off-topic)

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: Just when you thought it was safe... (off-topic)
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 10:01:50 -0800
Well if I can chime in here, I don't think there's anything wrong with
people taking some holiday time off.  Cripes can't you get by without
Internet access for 2 days if something goes wrong?



Word on the street is that Eric said:
> Mike Razor wrote:
> > I switched ISP on Friday.  My old one was closed for the weekend, I 
> > shop until I found one that would be staffed throughout the weekend.  
> > Given the magnitude of timing I felt uncomfortable with a provider 
> > that was not concerned enough to at least have staff available. 
> Run... don't walk!
> I was peeved that my MG guys were shut down over Christmas but the ISP I
> work for has tech staff on call 24/7 (as most decent ISPs would do).  We
> were ALL on call during Christmas and New Years - I think we got three
> calls New Year's Eve all silly little CTK (chair-to-keyboard) Interface
> hassles.
> Of course, unlike mechanics, we do not need to be anywhere near the
> office/workshop - as long as we have a telephone line (or radio link)
> and our computers, we ARE at the office!
> Ahhhto have my guys dial-in to my MG to fix its hassles.

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