----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve Judd" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 7:59 PM Subject: RE: V364 @ eBay > Now, I'll get to the point of all this in a second. I have a lot of > respect for the "collector" described in the first paragraph -- they > preserve items, use them, and generally make these items known to the > full community (through technical knowledge, etc.). But I have an > enormous amount of disdain for the second type, because of the opposite > effect: software and hardware that was once common suddenly becomes > unavailable, hidden away, unused, and otherwise "valuable". (On the other > hand, maybe I'm just bitter about not getting an SX-64 when they were > cheap; who knows). The C65 is a great example -- something that went from > being a $100 item of interest mainly to hackers, to a "collectible" item a > few years later, now selling for, what, over $1000? I never got one for > $100, just because I figured I'd never do any coding for it and it should > go to someone who would actually use it (a financial blunder, but a moral > victory!). agreed Roman _STUDIO STYLE______________ e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org phone : +421 37 6515 425 ___________ www.studiostyle.sk _ ___________ www.c64.sk _______ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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