[rescue] Does any one on the list run this?

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Fri Jun 7 17:00:23 CDT 2013

On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 05:25:28PM -0700, Ian Finder wrote:
>I didn't want to be the first to say this but most of the machines he
>calls out explicitly in the ad are in the higher eBay value camp. If
>he's really a museum, why does he call out Sun 1s, or the Cube variant
>NeXT? Why no SGIs, NeXTstations, Sun 2/3?

Because SGIs, NeXT slabs, Sun2/3s are relatively easy to get and he may
already *have* all he needs of those?

>Why does he want an AlphaBook and not a SparcBook? 

Because AlphaBooks are a lot rarer?  SPARCBooks flooded the market back
in '98-99 when Herman Miller's sales people stopped using them.

>Or a PaRISC portable? Because an alpha one sold for a zillion dollars
>The cherry picking in his list seems awful fishy.
>Glad someone else thinks this reeks as well.

I'm not condoning this guy, just saying that things like SGIs and NeXT
slabs are just about to the "come get it before I scrap it" class now.


Bill Bradford
Houston, Texas USA

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