Re: Oracle 7.3.4 + SCO OpenServer 5.0.4 : Good idea?

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:31:23 +0000 (UTC)
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On Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:52:04 +0000, Eric wrote:

> Are you perhaps being a bit harsh?

No, I was very mild and polite.

> Antiques of that sort are quite
> likely to be still running somewhere (if it isn't broken...) and if it
> does break they will be desperate and grasp at any straw they can find.

Unfortunately, the straw in this case amounts to spam. If there is a need for such an advice, it would be polite to write an introduction, explaining the response to a decade old post.

> Yes, I know it makes no sense to operate like that, but it still
> happens. Alternatively, they may merely have discovered a need for some
> forensic investigation of an antique system.
> Eric

I know it happens. I have seen several Oracle 8i instances still in production, even after the breakup of Pangaea. However, when sending a post to a newsgroup, the audience deserves an explanation. Without an explanation, such post is pure and unadulterated spam and will rightly be treated accordingly.

Mladen Gogala
The Oracle Whisperer
Received on Sun Dec 14 2014 - 00:31:23 CET

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