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Re: [SLUG] workshop-full of junk available late this week
- To: Terry Collins <terryc@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] workshop-full of junk available late this week
- From: Heracles <renee@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Aug 24 21:44:55 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx, ken@xxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: heracles@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Terry Collins wrote:
> ken@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > Yep, this is very limited use.
> > Well it depends on the expectations of the users. If everybody wants to run
> > StarOffice, then there isn't much hope of supporting them on discarded hardware.
> Pentiums run SO & WP okay.
> If users hqve an explanation of getting the latest, greatest and
> fastest, then they would not be the sort of donee CB would want.
> I have this problem with my surplus list
> (http://www.woa.com.au/surplus) - some people WANT everything, but
> have a strange reluctance to pay postage to have it sent to them.
> Unfortunately the current evidence is that hardware (not very modern hardware
> though) is easy to get and takers are few.
If you have access to machines of the 486DX4 100 category or there abouts with some
memory and HDDs (just the box - no monitors needed) I know an IM class that could use
a couple. (As for pickup, I would be happy to arrange that.)
Stay well and happy