[vcf-midatlantic] Apple II Classroom - Thank you and a challenge
chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 23:17:52 UTC 2022
On behalf of myself and Doug Crawford (the only person I spoke to about
this so far), CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! We'll show you! Just kidding, all respect
to the great work the Apple guys did. Now to just find a few Commodore
computers that actually work (I am not serious, but Tony Bogan would have
made the joke if I didn't beat him to the punch!). Looking forward to it!
On Tue, Apr 26, 2022 at 2:25 PM Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > On behalf of Tony Bogan, Javier Rivera, Stephen Edwards, Dean
> > Notarnicola and myself, we would like to thank everyone for making the
> > Apple II Classroom such a wonderful success. Almost every class was
> > overflowing all three days!
> > We have all talked and would like to publicly challenge the Commodore
> > community to create a Commodore classroom at VCF East 2023!
> What a fun time it was! Everyone was very engaged, both class proctors and
> attendees alike! It was a long road to finally get there (adam and I
> started the planning for this about 5 years ago, then right before it was
> to happen the pandemic hit) but it was well worth the wait.
> Back in 2017 or so when we formulated this plan (it was Adam’s original
> idea) we agreed that ideally we’d like to see a different platform each
> year. This way by the time the Apple II was set to return it would be 4-5
> years later. Apple, then Commodore, then Atari, then Tandy, (perhaps
> others) then back to Apple again. The order is irrelevant of course.
> Thank you to everyone that participated and the multitude of people who
> offered their help from beginning to end to make this become a reality.
> Tony Bogan
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