[vcf-midatlantic] Revised, My take on "what is vintage computing"

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 04:31:30 EST 2020

On Sat, Dec 26, 2020, 11:23 PM Ethan Dicks via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 2:25 PM Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > You know, people have a right to do what's familiar, be wary of the
> > unfamiliar. They don't know about the world before their childhood...
> Herb,
> I've pretty much agreed with your replies down the line on this.  I
> wanted to add that I see a lot of "baby duck syndrome" where people of
> all ages fixate on two things: the system they used to have when they
> were younger (that exact age varies a bit) or, less often, the system
> they _wanted_ but couldn't get at about the same age.  I first fell
> into the 1802 and 6502, two of my favorites to this day.
> >
> > But don't count out the 70's yet! I'm still hereeeeeee!
> Yep.  Plenty of cool relics from the 70s... and us too.  ;-)
> -ethan

Thank you for the thoughtful replies.


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