Position & proposal

Chris Bitmead uid chris.bitmead@Alcatel.com.au
Thu, 05 Jun 1997 11:00:16 +1000

>Perhaps it's simply philosophical, but I believe that any computer
>resource is inherently cheaper than 1 second of a user/programmer's

Not if that resource happens to be a Cray YMP.

>Hence 1 user = 1+ cpu and all resources. Once you begin timesharing, you
>create artifical scarcity (artificial in the sense that it's

Only artificial if you consider everyone who needs a Cray should have
their own.