Re: MIT student newspaper article

Nelson Minar (
Thu, 8 May 1997 01:16:48 -0400

>We bought 50 Dual 200mhz Ultra's for a lab next fall and are
>using 40 of them this summer specifically for the challenge (ahh the
>beauty of jumpstart) They were set up late last night so we'll see
>what the rankings look like tomorrow.

AIEEE! We bow to the power of UIUC's mighty machines. Sounds like that
super-optimized Sparc Ultra client just became a priority.

Other folks - publicize, publicize!

>I guess the real question is what will happen when the dorm folks from
>the respective schools go home.

That's a good question, I don't know the undergrad culture here well
enough to guess. I think students are kicked out of their dorms in a
couple of weeks here.