Reply to post:

If I close my eyes, the end-of-life kit vanishes: UK banks in doghouse over poor resilience

Keith Oborn

A few years ago a Canadian company advertised for a support contract to maintain a pdp8. That was controlling a nuclear reactor.

Second reaction (the first is obvious) "hmm, that is a machine that is comprehensible, well engineered and designed to be maintainable. Perhaps its best not to replace it"

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019