Interesting to note about Altairs...

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Mon Mar 8 18:08:38 1999

On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Mike wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sellam Ismail <>
> >I gather from many conversations I've had that many people buying the
> >Altairs see them as historic becaiuse of their connection to Microsoft.
> >Some think that it marked the beginning of the microcomputer revolution
> >because it launched the career of Gates. What these foolish speculators
> >fail to realize is that the game is not yet won, and they are leaving the
> >arena at halftime thinking their investment is secure. History will place
> >a very different value on their Altair because of what Linux will do to
> >Microsoft, far less than the tens of thousands that I imagine some people
> >think they may be worth some day.
> This may be halftime in a game that turns around but you still can't
> disparage some of the plays during the first half. I don't know how bg's
> career if factored into an altair's value nor do I really care. It dosen't
> seem much of a reason to me to go for a MITS.

Sure, but I'm just giving you an idea of what other people are thinking.

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