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From: D. Peschel <>
Date: Sat Jan 9 17:37:31 1999

> > Many of the people on the list are in the same category. In other words,
> > the list (which is supposed to be very single-minded) contains a number of
> > people who actually are single-minded (Tony Duell, Allison Parent, Megan
> > Gantry, Pete Turnbull, maybe others). This is good! Don't misunderstand
> > me. It's the way it's supposed to be.
> I don't know what you mean by 'single-minded', but :
> If you mean 'am only interested in one type of classic computer', then I
> am _NOT_ single-minded. I may go on about PERQs, but that's only because
> if I don't, then noone else will ;-). Looking around me I see a couple of
> PERQs, an Apple ][, a TRS-80 Model 4, a PDP8/e, a PDP11/44, a couple of
> IBM PC-family machines, etc. All of which get used.

No, that's not what I meant. I enjoy reading your posts on a wide variety
of classic machines, not just PERQs.

> If you mean 'am only interested in classic computers (in general), then
> again NO. I have other interests (strange as though it may seem). All are
> engineering/scientific - electronic design, robotics, clocks, model
> engineering, radio, etc, etc. I just don't talk about them here as it's
> not the right place to do so.

That's more like what I meant. Perhaps "on-topic" would have been a better
word to use than "single-minded" since that's what it boils down to.

-- Derek
Received on Sat Jan 09 1999 - 17:37:31 GMT

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