An original Compaq "portable"

From: chris <>
Date: Sat Jan 11 23:35:44 2003

>I think that is incredibly overly optimistic. The original Compaq
>portable was sold in such numbers that literally tens of thousands still
>exist in garages and closets all over the country (and perhaps the world).
>I run into one nearly everytime I go out looking for old computers. They
>are not only not rare, they are incredibly common.

I have at least one, I think two... I just used one as a door chock the
other day to prop open the fire door exiting from my telco closet to let
more light into the room (the light in there has been broken for ages and
the landlord refuses to fix it).

Received on Sat Jan 11 2003 - 23:35:44 GMT

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