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Re: [vox] save the landfills -- old computers for free
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Re: [vox] save the landfills -- old computers for free

#1 I would like one

#2 I am retired and have a minivan so I can haul some combination of 
bodies and boxes wherever needed

Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

>hey all,
>i was contacted by a school administrator somewhere north east of
>sacramento who has a whole bunch of PI's and even PII/233's that are
>going into the garbage.  the stuff works flawlessly.
>he contacted me about the prospect of finding homes for these potential
>firewall/routers (although a PII is prolly still a desktop system).
>presumably, there are accoutraments like hard drives, monitors, mice and
>keyboards (although i'm not sure about this).
>he wants to remain anonymous because giving this stuff away is against
>school policy and he could conceivably get in trouble doing this.
>otoh, having this stuff go into landfill, while legal, is just stupid.
>i'm trying to gauge interest:
>#1) who here would be interested in such a system?
>#2) who would be willing to pick this stuff up?
>this is a bit north of roseville, so the drive is non-trivial.  but it's
>not horrendous either.
>any takers for #1 and/or #2?
>vox mailing list

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