'Home' computer: Definition

From: Ward Griffiths and/or Lisa Rogers <gram_at_cnct.com>
Date: Sun Jun 29 16:54:00 1997

On Sun, 29 Jun 1997, Bruce Lane wrote:

> For the sake of discussion in this list, and computer hobbyists in
> general, I would like the world to know that I define 'home computer' as
> any machine that you can:
> * Comfortably fit through your door...

Fine there. But in this old Victorian, the tight stairs to the attic and
the basement can be a _bitch_, especially when moving from on to tother.

> * Doesn't test the load limits of your target floor...

Well, that's why the bigger boxes are in the basement.

> * Power and run without tripping your main breaker...

Does bribing the town electrical inspector count? (This _is_ New Jersey).

> * (most importantly) Have fun restoring and working with... in your home!

The key factor.

Ward Griffiths
"America is at that awkward stage.  It's too late to work within 
the system, but too early to shoot the bastards." --Claire Wolfe
Received on Sun Jun 29 1997 - 16:54:00 BST

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