[vcf-midatlantic] What does Al Kossow have against VCF?

Christian Liendo cliendo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 18:41:12 UTC 2021


While that explains why he has an issue with the IBM, it doesn't seem
to explain the issue with VCF

On Mon, Aug 16, 2021 at 1:50 PM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> saying this again....there was a real thing about the IBM PC and not
> allowing it to be included in "vintage computing" as well as a lot of the
> home computers, when this hobby first started.  This view is still held by
> the original guard of vintage computerians.  That's why classic cmp does
> not dwell long on the C-64, Amiga, Ataris, Apple, etc.  Classic CMP is not
> the place to ask "hey can someone here help me fix my 1541 drive..."
>
> The original vintage computer festivals did not allow IBM PCs to be
> exhibited.
>
> Bill


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