IDEA - Collector interest database

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed May 12 21:14:10 2004

On Wed, 12 May 2004, Brian Mahoney wrote:

> I think the key would be to have a searchable database online. Someone
> collects X computers and someone who has one can instantly find them. I
> think that was the gist of the original post. Best of luck to anyone who can
> do this.

Again, this is exactly what the Vintage Computer Marketplace database
feature does/will do. The next iteration of the system will have most
(or all) of this functionality in place. There are other tangible
benefits to using the VCM to keep your catalog online, including being
able to easily convert a database entry into a for sale/auction listing
and also transfering records from one collection to another with a single
click and thereby automatically creating a line of provenance for a
particular system. Plus many more cool features...

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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