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RE: [SLE] SuSE Inc. Lay offs?
  • From: Michael <mogmios@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 13:08:41 -0600 (CST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0102081304240.21487-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Move your companies out here to Missouri. We're tied deep into all the
bandwidth pipes the country has and have no problems like electricity
going out. Plenty of University students that'd welcome good tech jobs and
we have one of the biggest Linux groups in the country. The cost of buying
land is a fraction of what it is in California and the cost of living is
much MUCH lower. You can fly anywhere in the country in a short time due
to being dead in the middle of everything else. The company I work for
does business all over the world from this comfortable and affordable
little location. :)

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape
you. -- Albert Einstein

On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Samy Elashmawy wrote:

> Well , I hate to tell you , you folks voted the politicians in who
> "deregulated" the industry , as well as the tree guggers who made them tie
> up the builing process up in knots , so now you need to "deal" with it.
> Allright I am being simplistic about it. I am in NYC ,and have no doubt
> that we will be seeing the same here in the north east. This whole energy
> ball of wax need quit a lot of work from all ends.
> Makes for a bleak out look for the high tech industriy in Ca.
> At 02:57 PM 2/7/2001 -0800, Christopher D. Reimer wrote:
> >You think that sucks, try living in California with this
> >Capitalism-inspired deregulation process. The six-story building I worked
> >in has to cut power by 10% during the power emergency to receive steep
> >discounts from the power company. So they cut out the heating to the
> >entire building, and it's freezing when there's a storm or cold wind
> >outside. On top of that, my company cuts out the overhead lights to save
> >money on their own energy bills. Now it's dark and freezing most of the
> >time. I would not be surprised to find out if SuSE laid off people
> >because it couldn't pay it's power bill.
> >
> >Christopher Reimer
> >
> >On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Gorden-Ozgul, Patricia E wrote:
> >
> >> I just hate all this stuff. Capitalism sucks at times. The mass majority
> >> always suffers.
> >> We all have to be like hamsters on the wheel to survive.
> >> I've had my say for today.
> >> Pat
> >> ...just another silly American enduring my ride.
> >
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