'Home' computer: Definition

From: e.tedeschi <e.tedeschi_at_ndirect.co.uk>
Date: Sun Jun 29 16:59:30 1997

Captain Napalm wrote:
> It was thus said that the Great e.tedeschi once stated:
> > Daniel A. Seagraves wrote:
> > >
> > > Anything I can fit inside is a home computer! If it's in a home, and
> > > it's a computer, it's a home computer, right?
> >
> >
> > Of course you could go to work on a Ferrari BUT would you? (and is a
> > Ferrari a "goto work car"?)
> Heck, if I had a Ferrari, I might not even GO to work. I'd be having too
> much fun driving the thing.

You might HAVE to go to work to mantain the beast....

What's the point of a Ferrari if you only get
> to drive it for an hour or so a day? Why have it if it's not going to be
> used?

For the historical importance or for collection...
> Which relates to how I collect computers - I only collect computers that I
> can actually put to good use. I feel bad if a computer is just sitting
> there collecting dust.

There are computers that you could not possibly USE but they are
important for what they meant (and mean today) in short for their
"heritage". Without them you could not have used (and use) the ones you
are using today.

> -spc (Woo hoo! I'm drivin g a Ferrari, and I even rate my own police
> escourt! 8-)
Received on Sun Jun 29 1997 - 16:59:30 BST

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