New logo: Vintage Computer Federation

Jason T silent700 at
Wed Oct 14 18:56:45 CDT 2015

On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 6:32 PM, William Donzelli <wdonzelli at> wrote:
> I do not think IBM ever really did black suits. Navy blue and dark
> grey, although the skinny tie era was before these machines (maybe the
> fat, good-for-eatin'-ribs ties of the 1970s would work).

Ah yeah, but I imagined stodgy IBM never giving in to trends on the
tie issue.  And you're right, black would be too elegant.
Business-grey is the way.

> Anyway, "midrange" was a dumb marketing term that they forced on us.
> They are all really minis, no matter who does not want to admit it.

That's the way I took it - IBM insisting on their own lexicon.  Was
Midrange ever used by anyone else?

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