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3940RE: [midatlanticretro] swapmeet item cutoff

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  • Evan Koblentz
    Aug 1 1:16 PM
      And also "duh" to myself for not doing the math about 1990 vs. x86 timeline.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Evan Koblentz [mailto:evan@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 4:15 PM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] swapmeet item cutoff


      -----Original Message-----
      From: B. Degnan [mailto:billdeg@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 2:53 PM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [midatlanticretro] swapmeet item cutoff

      Evan (all),

      "1989 is the advertised cutoff date". If it was made before January 1, 1990
      it's "legal"

      Most 286's would therefore qualify for this event.


      At 02:10 PM 8/1/2006 -0400, you wrote:
      >I expect the swapmeet to be a complete hodgepodge of everything. There
      >would naturally be more 70s/80s micro gear because so much more of that
      >equipment was manufactured. LOL, but I can vouch for anyone that you
      >are not an evil dealer-type.
      >As far as I'm concerned, the cut-off date is * understood * to just
      >keep out the 286-and-newer PC gear. Yes, we fully intend to be snobby
      about that.
      >I don't have much to sell from my personal collection, because (as a
      >rule) I don't buy stuff unless I really want it. But I'm sure a few
      >things will turn up.

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