[vcf-midatlantic] MOBIDIC model

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 09:26:19 EDT 2018


Yes, I agree. I've seen other auctions arbitrarily cancelled. I think it
needs to be done within a time limit.

On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 9:24 AM <jsalzman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think it technically goes against the eBay rules to cancel a bid without
> just cause. The reason for cancelling doesn't appear.
>
> On Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 9:22 AM Dean Notarnicola <dnotarnicola at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Mine as well. I suspect the seller wasn't happy with the bidding
>> progress.
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 9:21 AM Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>
>>> It seems my bid for the model has been cancelled on me.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 6:11 PM <jsalzman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> > I'm currently building on it because it will have some use for the
>>> MOBIDIC
>>> > emulation project I debuted at VCF East.
>>> >
>>> > On Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 2:28 PM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >>
>>> >> > I have had a person interest in the concept.  Here is a thread I
>>> posted
>>> >> a
>>> >> > few years ago, made after working briefly with a French author who
>>> was
>>> >> > researching a project about the history of French computing
>>> >> > https://www.vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=582
>>> >> > Note the similarity of the  The (1963) TRW Computermobile Mark II
>>> to the
>>> >> > MOBIDIC
>>> >>
>>> >> If only someone would write a well-researched book about such things.
>>> >>
>>> >> Oh, wait.... :)
>>> >>
>>> >
>>>
>>


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