[rescue] Re: NeXT cube question

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Thu May 29 11:34:51 CDT 2003

Very well put... I'm sure it will fall on deaf ears.

Some people simply have no taste or respect for classic computing....

Thankfully these type of people didn't exist much back in the days
of PDP8, PDP11, etc....

I can see it now...

"Classic VAX-11/780, upgraded to 2Gigahertz and IDE, 
be the only one on your block to have this classic screamer.
Note: 230V AC power required"


-- Curt

>Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 09:46:39 -0500
>From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Re: NeXT cube question
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>> here is the right one...
>> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2732709436
><much snippage>
>I've sent the seller the following message via the "ask the seller a
>question" link:
>     Dear sir or madam:
>     I would like to confer upon you my express distaste for gutting a
>     perfectly working, sought-after, and HARD-TO-FIND computer just to
>     install a lame IA32 motherboard.  While I'm sure you purchased the
>     property outright, and, therefore, it is yours to do with as you
>     please, I urge you to discontinue.  There will always be plenty of
>     PCs out there, and anyone with a modicum of artistic talent can
>     fashion of NeXT-alike chassis, but there will be no more
>     NeXTstations.
>     Thanks for your time,
>     --Jonathan
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