LET'S RESOLVE THIS ISSUE was (Re: Made a deal to get a Vax6000,2 Fujitsu Supercomputers and TOPS10???)

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Fri Nov 26 01:37:34 1999

Finally, a voice of reason in this whole arguement. I've been staying out
of this, but now the time has come for me to jump in. BUT, only to agree
with Don. Folks, let's drop it!


BTW, in case anyone missed it I'm copying Don's message below!

><Climb onto soapbox>
>May I respectfully suggest that we agree to disagree. John, while he
>respects and retains some machines, is obviously in it primarily for the
>money. (I can't think of too many folk who can afford to take a year
>leave of absence without some kind of financial input.) It is totally
>apparent that many of you do not agree with his approach.
>On the other hand, he has offered certain opportunities to members of
>the list to obtain parts or machines that he purchases in the course of
>his business. I am willing to take this as a good faith offer to help
>those who collect for appreciation of the machine rather than for
>appreciation in value. I do not think that taking advantage of his
>offer really compromises the collecting for appreciation attitude, nor
>endorses his 'it's a business' approach.
>Perhaps we can all gain something from it.
><Fall off of soapbox>
> - don

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Received on Fri Nov 26 1999 - 01:37:34 GMT

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