From: John R. Keys Jr. <>
Date: Fri Feb 6 20:14:40 1998

Wait to really get hooked I have over 1000 books and manuals stored in 4
locations in 2 States. Keep Computing John
At 05:43 PM 2/6/98 PST, you wrote:
>I have to comment on a few things that have recently been posted here.
>One is the addition of 37 books to a vintage library. How many books
>do you people have? One would need a bill gates-type house to store all
>of these old computers and books! I live in an apartment, and envy
>who can- I am trying to sort out a few tens of manuals!
>Incidentally, I have finally gotten permission to take old stuff from
>a supply room in my school. I picked up Ventura Publisher 1.0, DOS 3.3
>(I had an un-shrinkwrapping ceremony for that), and the PC XT manuals.
>And, there is lots more stuff. Harvard Graphics, printer manuals, that
>System/34 I mention every few weeks... What was the first publishing
>program anyway? Also, how many different home/small office computers
>been made, do you suppose? Now, it's just Intel and Mac :(
>Lastly, I wanted to know if there was any place where I could actually
>sit down at an old machine and play with it for half an hour, just to
>the feel for it. P.S. How big was the IBM 370?
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