[time-nuts] HP/Agilent Manuals
brooke at pacific.net
Wed Apr 20 23:28:23 EDT 2005
A true story:
As part of my job at HP/Agilent I was on the road quite a bit living in
hotels. My laptop was able to connect into their network most of the
time in a secure manner. But every now and then it refused to connect.
So there was an 800 support number to call and those folks would get me
connected. One day the message that you get to hear while on hold said
something like "this 800 support phone number will be replaced by the
following web URL on the 17 of June". Needless to say I made quite a
stink about this and probably so did anyone who traveled. And it came
to pass that the 800 stayed operational.
My guess is that some kid in the legal department is trying to get
noticed for doing something without asking for permission hoping he
won't have to ask for forgiveness. It would be good if we found out who
to send email to and start a campaign. I think that if anyone who can
think heard about this they would put an end to it.
Is there someone inside Agilent who can give us a good email to use?
Chuck Harris wrote:
> I imagine that that is because HP just went on the warpath, and declared
> all copies of their manuals verboten. I just got several notices from
> ebay telling me about how some HP manuals on CDs that I bought were
> on HP's intellectual property. This was old stuff too, from the early
> Bill Janssen wrote:
>> I picked up a HP 10811A today and need the connection information.
>> I tried the WEB and went to the "Bama" site but at Bama they removed
>> all HP info.
>> Bill K7NOM
>> time-nuts mailing list
>> time-nuts at febo.com
> time-nuts mailing list
> time-nuts at febo.com
w/o Java http://www.pacificsites.com/~brooke/PRC68COM.shtml
More information about the time-nuts