The collecting world is starting to take Notice of US

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Feb 9 13:09:55 2005

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, David Cantrell wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 10:01:29AM -0800, Computer Collector Newsletter wrote:
> > I wouldn't trust those books. What do general-purpose collectors possibly know
> > about our hobby?
> About as much as they do about any other narrow speciality. And yet
> they list stuff for all those other narrow specialities. Apparently
> they get it right enough for those other specialities for it to be
> worth their while continuing.

Or not. Just because people buy their books, it doesn't mean they're
dispensing useful knowledge. At least in the case of vintage computers we
know they are misleading their audience.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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