Re: Help required - URGENT PLS

From: balu <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:43:00 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 15, 6:52 am, Charles Hooper <> wrote:
> On Jan 14, 8:09 pm, Noons <> wrote:
> > Charles Hooper wrote:
> > > [humor on, trying to make sense of the news article]
> > > Since you were unhappy with the speed at which Oracle support provided
> > > emergency patches to you for your "stable systems",
> > Where in what he quoted from me do you read that?  I am not Jeff
> > Hunter.
> > > The inclusion of the quotes on that page
> > > seems to indicate that those individuals being quoted have cancelled
> > > their Oracle support contracts in order to save thousands of dollars a
> > > year by using a 3rd party remote DBA service.
> > Actually, I read it as "there are folks not happy with the support
> > they are paying for".
> > With which I tend to agree.  From there to "they have actually dropped
> > and switched" is a long leap, although of course he'd love that!  ;)
> > > Is it the case that I just misunderstood the intent of news article?
> > Dunno.  Define "misunderstood" first?
> > (tongue firmly planted in cheek)
> Thanks for the conversation.
> You are correct that I did not read that you dropped your support
> contract in favor of a third party consulting company.  I
> unintentionally (or maybe intentionally) abused your quote in the
> context of the news article to make a point of the contradictions
> present on that page - any of the quotes present on that page would
> have been sufficient.  Something like this is what I was trying to
> demonstrate through humor: not being able to receive emergency patches
> fast enough does not suggest one should switch to a support system for
> which not even non-emergency patches may be provided, regardless of
> whether or not thousands of dollars may be saved.  I might have less
> egg on my face if I had just stated that, rather than attempting to
> read the page as a casual user of Google who just happened to land on
> that news page might have read it.
> I state again, "Is it the case that I just misunderstood the intent of
> news article?"
> Appologies if my ironic humor didn't quite cut it.
> Charles Hooper
> IT Manager/Oracle DBA
> K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc.

To Mladen Gogala,

I am very glad that entire world knows about you very well.Very funny ...............


Balakrishna. Received on Thu Jan 15 2009 - 02:43:00 CST

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