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earthquake

(IBM) The ultimate real-world shock test for computer hardware. Hackish sources at IBM deny the rumor that the San Francisco Bay Area quake of 1989 was initiated by the company to test quality-assurance procedures at its California plants.

[Jargon File]

(1995-04-22)

 


Nearby terms: Early PL/I EARN EAROM earthquake Ease EASE II EASIAC
 

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