Insurance (was: Does anyone have a SGI Onyx 10000 RealityEngine2?)

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Sep 25 15:36:47 CDT 2007


On Tuesday 25 September 2007, Richard wrote:
> Its similar to having a piece of art.  There's one.  You can't get a
> replacement.  At best you could purchase a reproduction made from
> photographs of the original, and it would only be a replica worth a
> fraction of the original's value.

Yeah, but computers were generally mass-produced (with the exception of 
really early machines, prototypes, etc), and you generally CAN find 
another of the same machine given enough money and some research. 

You can't just go and replace an original painting the same way.

Pat
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