Ebay reaches new low

From: CLASSICCMP_at_trailing-edge.com <(CLASSICCMP_at_trailing-edge.com)>
Date: Tue Nov 9 17:14:30 1999

>He's been doing this with various pieces of equipment (and I do mean "pieces")
>for a while now. I'm not sure, but I think he may be the same guy who was
>selling stuff like System/360 control panels, etc, saying "man, you should have
>seen the rest of the machine before I scrapped it..".

How is this any worse than many institutional and club computer museums,
as well as individual collector's collections, which have a
CPU but not the disk/tape drives and operating system? I agree, it's a
shame, and in the perfect world there'd be a way to run old systems
forever, but evidently folks' priorities aren't geared to keeping complete

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Received on Tue Nov 09 1999 - 17:14:30 GMT

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