Apple II boards

From: Richard Erlacher <>
Date: Wed Jan 23 19:39:11 2002

You're right, he can do that. However, if he does, he won't know any more
when he's done than when he started. The thing of value is the user's time.
My objection to Apple hardware/software has always been their total disregard
for the user's time and data. However, if the user is unwilling to learn what
the system does before "doing" it, he gets what he deserves. IN this case, it
means that instead of learning something meaningful, he learns less than


----- Original Message -----
From: "Lawrence LeMay" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: Apple II boards

> > Well, as with any other system, once you know about the "vanilla" system,
> > can easily decide for yourself what additional hardware you need. The way
> > make sure you never get it right is to run out and snag everything that
> > "neat" without first knowing, absolutely, what the consequence of
> > to use it will be.
> >
> > Dick
> Thats starting to sound a bit like white-coat syndrome. These computers
> are not rare artifacts to be hidden away behind glass walls, only to be
> touched by the neophites in white lab coats, you know. Go ahead and
> experiment, heck throw the completely wrong hardware in and cause a
> major short circuit! And in so doing, know that you can always get another
> apple ][+ or 3 for about $5 (if not for free, heaven knows i keep getting
> offered the things...)
> Cmon, what could possibly be less valuable than an Apple ][+? A C64
> -Lawrence LeMay
Received on Wed Jan 23 2002 - 19:39:11 GMT

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