[vcf-midatlantic] Pick 34)-ish

Douglas Crawford touchetek at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 21:54:46 EST 2016

On 2/29/2016 10:09 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> Why the Apple III (or GS)? I really don't see their significance. I would ditch either of those and include the SWTP 6800 for reasons that I mentioned before. in 1975 it was the main competition for the S-100 bus machines & it was sold directly to hobbyists.
> I agree that the SWTP 6800 is more historically important than the Apple /// or GS. But I'm struggling to find the right place to put the 6800 and/or what else to remove to acommodate it.
> I do have an idea that * might * work. There will be room for one unit which is 4 ft. wide vs. all the other units are 3 ft. wide, so that would make room for the 6800.
What I like about the Apple III is the story it tells about how 
marketing driven engineering
took them off course and resulted in a bungled product following such a 

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