[rescue] Some days ....

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 8 14:03:13 CDT 2003

--- Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>    I think they did a very good job for a cheap "throwaway" design
> done by junior engineers.  The production cost of the PC was almost
> nothing; there are exactly *zero* components on the original PC
> motherboard design that were more than a few dollars apiece.

Except, of course, those Intel CPUs and the RAM chips were more than a
few dollars (back then ;^)


"Nothing would please me more than being able to hire ten
programmers and deluge the hobby market with good software"
Bill Gates, in "An OpenLetter to Hobbyists" dated February 3, 1976

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