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Re: Appalling desktop performance in F8



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Todd Denniston wrote:
| David Boles wrote, On 01/08/2008 04:15 PM:
|> Nigel Henry wrote:
|> | On Tuesday 08 January 2008 20:50, Paul Shaffer wrote:
|> |> I think maybe about the only thing my computer could do that I
|> would find
|> |> appalling is if it caught on fire and somehow burned the house
|> down.  That
|> |> would be appalling.
|> |
|> | I actually know of someone who had that actually happen while they
|> were on
|> | vacation. Perhaps we should all install sprinkler systems/water
|> drenchers,
|> | just in case.
|>
|>
|> A Halon system is better and not messy. It won't destroy the rest of the
|> equipment either.
|> - --
|>
|
|
| I thought Halon[1,2,4] was out because of the Montreal Protocol[4].
| Though there are a couple of links[5,6] to possible replacements.
|
| Sorry for the nit... the course I am taking right now, pointed it out to
| me a few days ago.
|
| [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halon_1211
| [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halon_1301
| [3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bromochloromethane
| [4] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halon_Ozone_Depleting_Potential
| [5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halon_1301#References
| [6] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haloalkane#Development_of_alternatives


Gee. That I did not know but it does not really surprise me. This country
follows so few of these good sounding ideas I have to ask do we follow this one?

And does this mean that I have to dispose of all my Halon fire extinguishers?  ;-)

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~  David

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