962RE: [Altair Computer Club] Re: Hello from PC World, and two Altair-related questions
- Aug 4, 2006
The Vintage Computer Forum
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mollerup, Todd
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 3:14 PM
Subject: RE: [Altair Computer Club] Re: Hello from PC World, and two Altair-related questions
Yes, I responded to him directly in an effort to determine if he needed fresh photos. He did not respond. -Todd
From: altaircomputerclub@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:altaircompu terclub@yahoogro ups.com] On Behalf Of Steve
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 4:47 PM
To: altaircomputerclub@ yahoogroups. com
Subject: [Altair Computer Club] Re: Hello from PC World, and two Altair-related questions
Just curious- Did anyone besides Dave Freeman and Hugh Redelmeier
respond to "Harry McCracken"'s request for photos and comments? Did
anyone receive a reply from him?
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--- In altaircomputerclub@ yahoogroups. com, "Harry McCracken"
<harry_mccracken@ ...> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I'm Harry McCracken, editor in chief of PC World. We're working on
> article in which we'll discuss some of the greatest PCs of all time,article.
> and I suspect it won't come as a surprise to anyone here that the
> Altair is one of them.
> I had two questions for anyone reading this:
> 1) We're looking for a good photo of an Altair to use in our
> Does anyone out there have one they've taken themselves, or scannedin
> from vintage advertising materials?basic
> 2) Does anyone have any thoughts, more than thirty years after the
> Altair's appearance, on why it was so important, other than the
> fact that it was the first significant personal computer?
> Feel free to either drop me a note (I'm harry_mccracken@ ...)
> or reply in the group.
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