State of the Hobby

From: Mike Ford <>
Date: Thu Jul 1 13:06:14 1999

>On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Kai Kaltenbach wrote:
>>The phrase "prices...out of reach of people who can handle these machines"
>>sounds like you don't consider anyone with money to be technically
>>competent. I'm sure that's not what you meant... right?
>The people who can pay these prices will now be able to get these
>computers whether they are competent or not. Most of the people on this
>list, however, will no longer be able to get these machines. That is why
>the people on this list are becoming upset. A shorter way of putting it is
>that the machine will be sold to the highest bidder, not to the person who
>can preserve the machine best.

Just an observation, but the people on this list seem to have a LOT more
trouble with storage than accquisition.
Received on Thu Jul 01 1999 - 13:06:14 BST

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