One-upsmanship (was: Secret Mac

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Apr 17 11:12:08 2002

On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Fred Cisin (XenoSoft) wrote:

> > yes, a very small number indeed. if this number is used to rate the
> > "classicness" of a computer, the iPaq could very well be the least classic
> > computer in existence ;)
> Consider the Epson RC-20 - a wristwatch with a Z80 and a serial port.
> The current formula fails to include a parameter for age.

If a formula for determining classic computer cool factor gets finalized,
I'd like to create a calculator script on the VCF website so that people
can enter their parameters and have their score automatically computed.

We need a unit or label for this number.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
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