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962RE: [Altair Computer Club] Re: Hello from PC World, and two Altair-related questions

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  • Erik Klein
    Aug 4, 2006

      Same here.

       

        Erik Klein

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      -----Original Message-----
      From: altaircomputerclub@yahoogroups.com [mailto:altaircomputerclub@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mollerup, Todd
      Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 3:14 PM
      To: altaircomputerclub@yahoogroups.com
      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?

      Steve
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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
      an
      > article in which we'll discuss some of the greatest PCs of all time,
      > 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
      article.
      > Does anyone out there have one they've taken themselves, or scanned
      in
      > from vintage advertising materials?
      >
      > 2) Does anyone have any thoughts, more than thirty years after the
      > Altair's appearance, on why it was so important, other than the
      basic
      > 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.
      >
      > Best,
      >
      > --Harry
      >

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