PDP-12 on eBay

From: R. D. Davis <rdd_at_rddavis.org>
Date: Sun Jan 12 22:59:00 2003

Quothe Brian Chase, from writings of Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 07:23:13PM -0800:
> I don't know; $5000 is a lot of money. That sucks. I don't recognize
> the new high bidder's name at all. The chances are that we'll never see
> copies of those docs now.

The current high bidder is Bob Rosswell (sp?), the (current?) owner of
System Source, one of those PeeCee sales places that have been helping
Micro$oft screw the world... last I heard, several years ago, he was
setting up some sort of display of old computers or something like

I'm very sorry to hear that the bidding's gone so high, and taken this
from something fun for hobbyists who will use, hack and preserve the
system to a "museum piece" that those who will appreciate the sytem
the most can't afford, which will probably see little, it any, use,
and no use at all once it stops working if it gets used at all. :-(

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Received on Sun Jan 12 2003 - 22:59:00 GMT

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