Help with pricing on vintage computers?

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Tue Jan 14 13:49:00 2003

On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Mike wrote:

> The science is wrong.

Luddite ;)

> That science is based on a supply that is offered
> to the demand audience. And that demand audience has always been limited
> and local (for the most part). With the internet, the demand now is
> expanded to millions of people.
> As far as the supply, it can be said that the supply has also expanded.
> But the reality is that the supply, for the most part, was a fixed number
> that has decreased since the items were manufactured.
> So we have an ever expanding demand with a shrinking supply. So, while
> the model is correct, the parametric values are all wrong and need
> updating to reflect a global demand, now.

You just finished saying the science is wrong, but everything after that
indicates that you agree completely with its premise.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
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