[vcf-midatlantic] iMac G4 ("iLamp") free to a good home
perkins.jason at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 07:56:18 EDT 2017
Assuming there's storage space, it's easier to say "this turned out to be
less important" and get rid of it than "Oh crap, there are none left"!
On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 9:48 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Just joined this list after the show. Nice to meet many of you.
> Welcome Adam!
> Everyone else: Adam's a good guy. I've known him for several years and he
> exhibited at the last (two or three?) VCF East shows.
> Isn't “future collectibles” by definition a relative term? Some of us are
>> already collecting PowerPC iMacs and other devices of that era.
> People collect all kinds of stuff that isn't yet vintage.
> Picking the cutoff point as to what is truly vintage is really arbitrary
> Way to begin your list tenure by opening a barrel of worms. :)
> Bill Dudley's point was simply: it is wise for VCFed to collect things
> that we think will eventually be vintage, not just things that already are
> vintage. Thus, a lamp-Mac belongs in our collection. It may * already * be
> "vintage" because it became historic from Day One of its existence. Others
> can debate that :) but part of my job is to decide what belongs in the
> collection, and my decision is made...
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