[rescue] Personal progressions (was: what to do with a dec alpha 255)
Geoffrey S. Mendelson
gsm at mendelson.com
Thu May 31 17:07:05 CDT 2007
On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 02:50:57PM -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> One of the big differences between now and then is that there is so much
> more stuff around now. There were substantially no personal computer at all
> until I was about thirty, and what of them there were were bloody expensive.
> Not to mention that you actually had to buy them, since no one had had one
> long enough for it to become obsolete.
That's what I thought was the big problem with the Macintosh. It was
intended to be an "information appliance" but you could could by a car
for the price of it. (or two VCR's).
For what it was, at the time, it was a bargain. It just was not something
that most people could afford.
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