From: Computer Collector E-Mail Newsletter <>
Date: Tue Oct 26 15:31:16 2004

I know this has been discussed before, but here's my two cents... the 10-year
rule is (in my opinion) an obsolete metric. I really think we should be using
at least a 15-year or 20-year metric.

A 15-year-metric would put "vintage" at 1989 -- Windows, but not yet 3.0; and
certainly not the Web.

A 20-year-metric would put "vintage" at 1984 -- the Mac's debut, etc.

Otherwise, we'll soon be talking about Pentiums!

--- Fred Cisin <> wrote:

> Even www is now "on-topic"

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