How the Mac was born... supposedly...

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Thu Jan 13 21:27:26 2005

> That would be the flood of AOL floppies, and the run of $300 PCs after
> rebate because you signed up for AOL for 3 years at $20/mn.
> Everyone who was "hip" was getting online. AOL made it hip, and everyone
> who thought they could suck a dime out of the public joined in. The
> internet was just convenient because college students were talking about
> it, and it was free content that these fly by night ISPs could offer,
> while charging the same rate AOL/CompuServe/Prodigy et all were charging
> for their "custom" content.
> At least that is the way I saw it go in the mid 90's.

You saw very correctly. Saw it with my own eyes...

William Donzelli (ex and
                                         Jack R is probably still mad.
Received on Thu Jan 13 2005 - 21:27:26 GMT

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