Hello Cruel World
Tuesday, September 21, 2004
5th Anniversary Gift List (wood, silver, sapphire; decorative object)
From: Mez Sent: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 6:47 PM
To: EL; LV Cc: PC
Subject: RE: Anniversary Gift List (wood, silver, sapphire; decorative object)
Something along the lines of this Third-World ready model?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1606580.stm (Nepalese examples)
Or the Fine Artz ?
Or assorted home projects
http://www.eugenesargent.com/case57.htm (close-up at http://www.eugenesargent.com/images/case57b.jpg )
(Assembled links at 188.8.131.52/ComputerClub/CaseForm/WoodCases/WoodCases.html )
If you're content with, not content, but superficial appearance, there's a choice at www.casearts.com/index.html ), and a gemütlich example at www.gaessu.ch/images/lan-parties/lanforce4/extruder-pc.jpg
Or there's these older models.
http://www.pelikonepeijoonit.net/articles/woodtrex.jpg (also in other exciting versions, see @ http://www.pelikonepeijoonit.net/articles/ttrw.html )
[And this is just something I find rather nice http://www.temporaldoorway.com/gallery/oforganisms.htm .]
From: EL Sent: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 4:28 PM
To: LV; Mez Subject: RE: Anniversary Gift List
*boom boom* Thank you and good night.
From: VL Sent: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 4:27 PM
To: EL; Mez Subject: RE: Anniversary Gift List
Getting rid of roaches is called bug fixing. Deployment rollouts are more like reattaching the crank handle - wooden sockets don't exactly have long lives you know.
Sent: Wednesday, 15 September 2004 4:22 PM
To: LV; Mez
Subject: RE: Anniversary Gift List
So when you guys say that [our database] is down for deployment, in reality it means turning the whole thing upside down and shaking it to get the roaches out?
From: LV Sent: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 4:18 PM
To: Mez; EL Subject: RE: Anniversary Gift List
[our database] is a decorative accessory for the home - all working parts are entirely made of wood, except for a silverware crank handle with paste sapphires attached.
At least, last time I looked at the spec that's what it was.
From: Mez Sent: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 3:48 PM
To: EL Cc: CJ; LD; LD; LV
Subject: Anniversary Gift List
Looks like what we should be aiming for [our database]' 5th anniversary is Decorative Accessories for the Home, composed of Wood and Silverware and decorated with Sapphires. I see a beautifully hand-crafted copyholder with attached bookmarker myself, but there are sure to be other excellent suggestions.
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