Original IBM PC (was Re: Prices to pay for old

From: Uncle Roger <sinasohn_at_ricochet.net>
Date: Mon May 25 12:10:01 1998

At 01:46 PM 5/22/98 -0700, you wrote:
>> Your hopes are dashed. The only pricey IBM PCs are the ones that had 16K
>> installed at the factory and weren't upgraded. The 64K ones are relatively
>That's absurd (bordering on perverse) -- what could you DO with a machine
>like that? (Yes, run BASIC and use cassettes... I know.)

In my day, sonny, 16K was plenty of room. Back then, we knew how to
program. It was an art. Not like the kids today, with their megabytes and
Gooeys and write-once-read-many, magneto-optical, doohickies... (whups,
gotta go, time for maaaatttlooock!)

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