Another Auction Site

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Jun 6 12:47:03 2001

On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Eric Dittman wrote:

> The frequent downtimes are a pain, but the biggest pain is that almost
> all the sellers use eBay because everyone uses eBay. Because of that,
> if you are looking for some odd part and nobody you can ask has the
> part, eBay is about your only option.

I'll be the first to admit that I am a hypocrite, but I would actually
hate to see the online auction service market get fractured. The one good
thing that you can rely on with eBay is that you pretty much know if
you're after something obscure, you have a good chance of finding it on

eBay is similar to a big historical database.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Received on Wed Jun 06 2001 - 12:47:03 BST

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