Us vs. Museums

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Fri Mar 9 18:55:11 2001

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Wayne M. Smith wrote:

> > >Well in my case, I find them pleasing to look at. I
> > >like seeing, and being able to touch, systems that I
> > >have heard about or know about, butI do not own.
> >
> > That sounds very much like an individual seeking out
> > autographs in person from celebrities. I don't sense
> > anything particularly educational about that type of
> > experience with computers.
> >
> Wow, I guess I'm just way to shallow for this list. I
> apologize for wanting to engage in uneducational
> activities. Alert to Sellam: No exhibit floor at next
> year's VCF, it merely appeals to our basest instincts.

Wayne, how dare you come to the VCF year after year and win awards for
your extremely well done exhibit harboring this sort of attitude about
collecting. You should be ashamed of yourself.


Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Received on Fri Mar 09 2001 - 18:55:11 GMT

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