Latest addition: A bondi-blue iMac

Eric Christopherson echristopherson at
Fri Jul 1 15:51:22 CDT 2016

On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 2:42 PM, Fred Cisin <cisin at> wrote:

> The premise is that some things will NEVER be considered "classic".  EVER.
> Not for historians.  Not for Anthropologists.  Not for archeologists.  Not
> for paleontologists.  There are some machines that the coprolite
> (fossilized feces) collectors will pass up.

That's the second time I've seen that term used in the classiccmp realm.
The first was when I came across this company:


OTOH, there were SOME machines that were classic as soon as they existed.
> I think that my collection of OQOs qualifies.
> The iMac is definitely one of those.  If you were to collect everything
> ever available about ADM3a, what machine would you store those files on?
> Imagine a museum collection of the history of the ADM3a; at the end of the
> row is an iMac on which you can view schematics, news articles of its
> introduction, etc.

"The files are IN the computer! It's so simple." I'm imagining the museum's
visitors behaving thusly:

        Eric Christopherson

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