Hardware/doc preservatoion, was Re: rarest computers.

From: Hans B PUFAL <hansp_at_citem.org>
Date: Tue Aug 3 07:05:46 2004

Jules Richardson wrote:

> Typically people seem to collect such things for the hardware itself;
> i.e. hard disks or floppies get re-formatted and paper documentation
> gets thrown in the bin. Seems a shame that often no effort is made to
> preserve the data from the time itself, just the physical hardware.

AAAaaarrrggghhh... As I am always pounding into anyone that will listen,
hardware with no documentation is practically useless. Documentation
alone could be sufficient to rebuild the hardware. Therefore given the
choice save the docs!!

   -- HansP
Received on Tue Aug 03 2004 - 07:05:46 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:36:32 BST