34388Re: [midatlanticretro] How do you keep a "MARCHin" in suspense?
- Feb 12, 2014hmmm, very interesting.................... an IMPL should do it, with an IPL from device 360BTW how is the Baby Blue (IBM 1130) restoration coming along ? Looks like it was in rough shape from the pictures I have seen. Any new baby pictures?? Maybe it needs a Big Blue(s) brother to help out?? LOL-- David Keith
From: Evan Koblentz <evan@...>
To: midatlanticretro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 12:03 PM
Subject: [midatlanticretro] How do you keep a "MARCHin" in suspense?
I can't reveal details just yet, but I'm
super-duper-double-secret-excited about a rescue that we are probably
conducting in a few weeks.
Every once in a while -- sometimes it's a month or two, sometimes six,
sometimes a year -- I think to myself, "It's been a while since we had
one of those awesome big rescues." And then, almost every time, the
universe responses soon after: "Would MARCH like to adopt a..."
So for now I'll just tease you. :) Is it a real Apple 1? Did another
PDP-12 suddenly appear? A secret prototype Altair 8800? Does it run on
an Intel 4004, transistors, vacuum tubes, or steam?
Ooooooh, how I wish I could tell you right now, announce it on Facebook,
reveal it at VCF East .... but it's got to wait a little while so your
friendly club officers can make sure everything is official.
I shall provide one hint: it's blue.
Back to the subject line: how do you keep a MARCH member in suspense?
I'll tell you later. :)
Let the speculating begin!
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