Wrong Way:New Definiton REQUIRED

From: Allison J Parent <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Tue Nov 18 11:20:05 1997

From: HOTZE <photze_at_batelco.com.bh>

<computers will NOT be significant classics... origionally, as has been poin
<out, the "10 year" rule was to make sure that IBMs weren't included... firs
<IBM/PC, then the IBM XT, then the AT, and pretty soon, we'll be getting in

Where in the world did that come from? Since anything greater than 10 years
old would have been made in 1987 or before there is a whole class of PCs,
XTs, and even ATs that fit. However, 386s(barely), 486s and P5s do not.

Also I think the idea of the list was to not help me be a general "help me
fix my PC forum". it's a common problem that new PC oowners are everywhere
in every forums asking for help usually far from the topic and intent of the
list (comp.os.cpm come to mind). I don't mean help with a older XT or
PC but the "I just got a p6/233 and it doesn't...." stuff.

10 years, that's simple enough for most of us.

Received on Tue Nov 18 1997 - 11:20:05 GMT

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