On Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:59:46 -0700
John Jason Jordan <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Mar 2012 19:40:10 -0400
> Celejar <firstname.lastname@example.org> dijo:
> >On Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:48:21 -0700
> >John Jason Jordan <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> I should add that mine is a Ricoh also. Also that the Linux Thinkpad
> >> thinkwiki page and the listserve are full of problems with hardware
> >> failures and general flakiness.
> >They are? Thinkpads, particularly the T series (and IIUC, the R is a
> >close cousin of the T), are famous and beloved for their superlative
> >build quality.
> I am sorry, I didn't mean to imply that Thinkpads in general were poor
> quality. In fact, my experience is just the opposite. My T61 is now 4.5
> years old and has held up better than any other laptop I have ever
> owned. It's just the Ricoh card reader that is troublesome.
Gotcha, thanks for the clarification. I recently bought a refurb T61,
based on the series's stellar reputation, and I was getting nervous
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