Commodore 65 = $5,000

Jim Leonard trixter at
Thu Nov 15 00:25:26 CST 2007

Tony Duell wrote:
> However, I am saddened by a classic computer that will never be turned on 
> again. Computers are not fine art, they are machines that should be run 
> (and for that matter, I feel that fine art should be viewed, not stored 
> in a vault). 

As much as Tony is a hardware guy, I'm a software guy on the other end 
of the spectrum.  And yet I wholeheartedly agree with this, to the point 
where pretty much all of my hobbyist programming is done on old iron. 
It's not enough that I use my old machines; I have to make them jump 
through new hoops :-)
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