IMSAI II - still viable OR has anyone else lost their deposit?
hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Tue Oct 2 22:23:46 CDT 2007
Glen Slick wrote:
> On 10/1/07, Robert Stek <robert.stek at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is there anyone else on the list who was as retrospectively foolish as I as
> > to trust him with a deposit? It doesn't speak much for his ethics if he
> > advertises and takes orders for non-existent products (who was that guy and
> > his company that advertised in Kilobaud, among others, back in the '70's
> > with full page ads for non-existent products? Remember that?).
> Search for "World Power Systems". I remember those ads and that story
> from back in the day.
> Here's a couple of references:
I was wondering if WPS was what was being recollected. There's also Tom
Jennings site for which he usurped (his words) the name, as something of an
ironic homage to that bit of vintage computing
(http://www.wps.com/about-WPS/WPS/index.html#N2). Tom used to be on the list.
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