cloud computing (and python)?

Aaron Watters aaron.watters at
Wed Jan 2 01:19:30 CET 2008

On Jan 1, 5:05 pm, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-> wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:55:10 -0800, PatrickMinnesota wrote:
> > The idea is that your data and applications are on the net, rather than
> > your local hard drive.
> Or, to put it another way, your data and applications are controlled by
> another company rather than you.
> Not that I wish to be cynical or anything like that.
> --
> Steven

I see.  So cloud computing is
java dickless^H^H^H^H^H^Hskless
workstations warmed over but less
flexible?  I'm having trouble
understanding why people would want
to buy in to this.  For example at
the amazon site I see things like
"it might take a couple minutes
to load your image..."  Are they

hmmm.  -- Aaron Watters


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