turing at shaw.ca
Fri Jul 14 11:29:46 CDT 2017
I remember going to a Xerox store in '85 and buying a brand-new Macintosh.
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Sent: Friday, July 14, 2017 9:24:10 AM
Subject: Re: Xerox stores
On 07/14/2017 09:00 AM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote:
> Hmmm, I really don't remember any such thing. I suspect that some
> independent computer store chain got an OK to have a big Xerox logo out
> on the front. That would be quite believable. Some time in the early
> 80's there were computer stores popping up overnight like mushrooms, and
> disappearing just about as fast.
Nope--they were real. I recall that the one I visited wasn't that far
from the Moore Business Products store.
As I mentioned, CDC had storefronts--I still have a Wren II SCSI drive
that I picked up at the Twin Cities store liquidation.
TI had a store in the Stanford shopping center.
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