[vcf-midatlantic] IBM PC near-compatibles

Ethan telmnstr at 757.org
Tue Oct 24 13:08:32 EDT 2017


> can you point me to an exciting YouTube video of a  PC non-compatible? What 
> is exciting about a box with a keyboard, and a CGA or VGA or EGA monitor?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLnTAYMMLOc    Only has 60K views versus 
the newer stuff which gets 250K+ quickly IIRC

(LGR has a lot of good videos)

> It may be technically interesting if it has advanced graphics or faster speed 
> (Compaqs draw some interest). It might be visually interesting if the case 
> styling is unique. Those provide "interesting" attributes, but videos are not 
> needed for those.

I see the videos as the gateway that the newer crowd is finding out about 
the retro stuff.

 			- Ethan



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