The only factor not making this a good idea is the shit standards adopted by
Irish property developers who just wnat to screw you til it hurts and then
screw you some more just for a laugh. to be sure, if they found out that
20 blokes were putting up a developement together, they'd add a little bit
of 'value' onto the estimate for themselves.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kieran Colfer - Sun Microsystems Ireland
> [mailto:kieran.colfer at ireland.sun.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 1:03 PM
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [ILUG] Re: [ILUG-Social] stop buying Palms now!
>>> "John P. Looney (Kate)" wrote:
> > Makes you wonder if a housing co-op for geeks could work.
> You know the
> > way houses are expensive these days, and that home
> bandwidth is too ?
> > If twenty people said "I'll buy a house", and then they
> bought the land,
> > and got a builder to build the houses, you could get a
> decent house, ex
> > land, for £70k each. Add a fibre drop to each house, going into one
> > central house with a fibre switch, and an E1....wouldn't
> add too much to
> > the price of the houses. May as well stick two CatV sockets
> to each room
> > in the house...hey...could you do voice over IP too, to the ISP ?
>>> AFAIK something like this has been done on a trial basis in a
> few places
> in the states. I remember reading an article on it a while back (I'll
> see if I can find it).
>>kieran.colfer at ireland.sun.com>> I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.
> -- G. B. Shaw
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