Expiration dates for computers? (was Re: Unopened classic... )

From: morrison_at_t-iii.com <(morrison_at_t-iii.com)>
Date: Tue Sep 14 14:45:35 1999

Best Used By : After almost everyone had discarded them, Rad Shack dumped
all software, and the repair techs shook their heads when they saw one come
into the repair depot.

Neil Morrison

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Smith [SMTP:eric_at_brouhaha.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 1999 11:59 AM
> To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
> Subject: Expiration dates for computers? (was Re: Unopened
> classic...)
> morrison_at_t-iii.com wrote:
> > IMHO, the best possible use for a Mod II/12 and esp. for the external
> floppy
> > drive box, would be to make computer thieves have to carry it repeatedly
> up
> > and down the stairs of a multi story building! Then maybe they'd keep
> their
> > hands off other peoples property. (Some idiot actually STOLE one of
> these,
> > way past it's useful date!!!)
> Hmmm... I just bought a couple of Model IIs from someone a few months
> ago.
> I hadn't realized that they were past the "best used by" date, since I
> didn't see one stamped on it anywhere. :-)
Received on Tue Sep 14 1999 - 14:45:35 BST

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