[racket] tennis and programming, not completely off-topic

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Thu Jun 24 15:18:14 EDT 2010

Barry Brown wrote at 06/24/2010 02:54 PM:
> My question is: why were there IBM programmers at the match?

They might've been systems engineers.  Or system operators.

I would guess that standard operating procedure was that they be there, 
ostensibly to make sure the systems work for the big event, even if 
something goes wrong.

However, though they might've had spare parts ready to be swapped in, 
and such, apparently they couldn't handle this particular failure in a 
timely fashion.


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