What is vintage (was: Why don't you respect the mail threads?!)
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Sun Feb 25 22:01:38 CST 2018
> When the list was formed, it was defined as 20 years. Of course now, the list itself is over 20 years old.
Sigh ... well if we're really have this conversation.... I maintain that
the present definition of "vintage", or at least how we see it over at
Vintage Computer Federation, is no longer year-based. The proof: Windows
Obviously the * majority * of vintage computing is the sweet spot that
we all know and love -- 1960s, 1970s, 1980s. But just as a modern car
can become an instant collectible -- think Dodge Viper, original Ford
Taurus, etc., which were groundbreaking designs -- so too must we all as
collectors keep in mind that not everything old is worth saving, and not
everything worth saving is old.
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