Suggested solution regarding Jim Willing

From: Doug Salot <>
Date: Thu Sep 18 18:59:50 2003

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> This is just a suggestion. No one is obligated to adhere to it. Anyone
> is free to take their own independent course of action.

I'm all for your suggestion, but it kind of requires Jim's cooperation.
Have you talked to him about it?

What pisses me off is that he didn't bother to communicate status. If I
were in the apparently sad situation Jim is in, I certainly wouldn't want
to piss off the one community that had supported him in the past. I would
have been much more willing to write it off as a loss if he had merely let
me know personally that he couldn't ship anytime soon (or ever) and that
he was using my money for a good cause (like rent).

I believe that Jim's intentions were probably good and that he's just
become incredibly irresponsible as well as in deep financial shit, but
just in case he really decided to turn to a life of crime, let me ask

Did anybody else "buy" the Sol-20 he had listed for sale?

-- Doug
Received on Thu Sep 18 2003 - 18:59:50 BST

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