10 year rule

From: Computer Collector E-Mail Newsletter <news_at_computercollector.com>
Date: Wed Nov 17 10:17:11 2004

The terms are too similar, people will just get more confused.

All I intended to do when I started this discussion topic was to point out the
obsurdity of considering things like the Web and Pentiums as "vintage" (or any
other synonym). But then others observed back that I was being short-sighted
-- if you ignore that actual age, "vintage" just means "anything considered
obsolete by the mainstream," and that's a good enough answer for me. But I do
think that 15 years, not 10, is a better divider between what's just "old" and
what's truly vintage.

--- Ladyelec_at_aol.com wrote:

> Why not make it :
> 10 years: Vintage
> 20 years: classic
> 25 years: antique
> or something similar to that?
> Isa

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