Obsolete computer discs, etc.

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri May 1 07:14:38 CDT 2015

On 30 April 2015 at 16:40, Bob Rickard <bob at warriston.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> Second time of sending.  A response, please.
> While turning out my attic I unearthed obsolete *discs for a 1980s Amstrad
> computer *which has long been disposed of.  One disc is, as far as I know,
> in mint condition but a further twelve contain programmes. Another six discs
> contain long forgotten person data which I can't access.  I am intrigued to
> know what they contain.  Also in my searches I have found a *Microsoft Works
> manual* complete with system discs, and an *Amstrad user's manual*.  Also
> about a*dozen 5" discs* containing stock records of warehouse long
> demolished. Again, I am curious to see what I recorded 30 years ago.
> I am reluctant to consign these items to the dustbin if a) the discs can be
> deciphered, and b) they are are of use to someone else.  Your organisation
> has been suggested as a possible home for at least some of these items.  Are
> they of interest?  If not, do you know any organisation that might be?
> R.J. Rickard.
> Edinburgh.

Are you actually on the mailing list, Bob? Your mail provoked a whole
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