classiccmp todo/idea list
Tore Sinding Bekkedal
toresbe at ifi.uio.no
Fri Aug 4 07:50:30 CDT 2006
On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 22:58 -0500, Jay West wrote:
> Tony wrote....
> > Hmmm... As a general point here, I'm a little fed up with classic
> > computer websites that show a front view of the machine and little more.
> > OK, perhaps I use the web a little differently to most people, but when I
> > do a search on some classic computer, I normally know what it looks like,
> > I've got one in front of me :-). Pictures of the insides would be a lot
> > more use.
> If you've got one in front of you, why do you need pictures of the inside?
> ;) But seriously... my goal for this wasn't for the grizzled veterans. Part
> of my ideas for the future of ClassicCMP.org are designed to help bring
> new/young people into the hobby.
I agree. One of the things that got me curious about the field was how
neat these dinosaurs looked. Even my cctech-uninterested friends agree
that some things in my collection looks neat.
> Otherwise it'd be a mailing list and a
> character-based text/website. Newbies don't know when they see a straight-8
> what it is. Or an altair. They didn't grow up drooling over one.
Well, *I* sure did. The Altair, that is. :)
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