Statement & apology (was Re: 10 Year Rule)

Bryan Pope bpope at
Tue Aug 29 14:27:22 CDT 2006

And thusly were the wise words spake by Teo Zenios
> What I want to know is which platforms from the following list are allowed
> on this email list (my collecting preference):
> Timex 2068
> Commodore machines
> Atari 800/ST
> Apple IIgs
> Amiga machines (68K)
> Mac (68K)
> X86 (from my Tandy 1000HX ending at 486 VLB systems and Windows 3.11)
> Software and hardware for the above system along with associated
> problems/repairs.

	Speaking of software and hardware for those machines, what 
about *new* software and hardware programmed / created for vintage 
systems?  For instance, Mike Loewen had a card reader interfaced to 
his laptop via USB port at the last VCF east.  That demonstation did 
a great job of showing me how punch cards were used.



> Is somebody going to have a cow if I bring up not so common Desqview/X or
> Norton Desktop for Windows questions since those are for X86 system?
> Also newer exotic hardware (like high end video capture hardware for
> example) that is not common.
> During the 10 year rule I think everything listed was OK, now I am not so
> sure.
> If the list is reverting back to nothing but big iron let me know and I will
> go away.

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