At 9:43 PM -0400 9/28/05, sunder wrote: >Gee, I wonder why anyone would design a cell phone or pager to be able >to stay on after its battery is pulled out.
To protect whatever's in the then-volatile memory? cf Pournelle on conspiracy and stupidity... >Are we just too paranoid? See below. Cheers, RAH -- ----------------- R. A. Hettinga <mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED]> The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation <http://www.ibuc.com/> 44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA "When I was your age we didn't have Tim May! We had to be paranoid on our own! And we were grateful!" --Alan Olsen