Preserve those old machines (was: Re: Is it time for an International Vintage Computer Association?

From: Charles P. Hobbs <>
Date: Tue Jun 27 19:10:46 2000

On Tue, 27 Jun 2000, William Donzelli wrote:

> > Keep your {door|gate|porticullis} locked.
> Not just physical (theft) security, but the well being of the artifacts.
> A door won't stop a heart attack.

I know we've discussed wills and such in the past week or so, but
this reminds me of something else: The shortwave and ham radio enthusiasts
have what is called a "Committee to Preserve Radio Verifications". This
group has stickers to put on QSL-card albums so that the collection is
not discarded, but is (hopefully) sent to the Committee for preservation
(at the Library of American Broadcasting at the University of Maryland)

Perhaps something similar could be done with our old machines and
Received on Tue Jun 27 2000 - 19:10:46 BST

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