From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
Subject: Re: Ripe Apples
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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: Ripe Apples
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On Wed, 8 Nov 2017 03:01:05 -0800 (PST), Whisky-dave<whisky.dave@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Tuesday, 7 November 2017 20:04:56 UTC, Eric Stevens  wrote:
>> On Tue, 7 Nov 2017 02:02:24 -0800 (PST), Whisky-dave
>><whisky.dave@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> >On Monday, 6 November 2017 23:29:31 UTC, Tony Cooper  wrote:
>> >> The newspaper in a small town near here has these two Macs on display
>> >> in the lobby.  The desktop unit looks like it could be used by the
>> >> "Jetsons".
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ss03wkzk8so81vo/AABHEdQNK855pO51663dqrDaa...
>> >> 
>> >
>> >Ah yes the iLamp I wasn't a fan myself but why haven't they got a 15 year-old PC on display ;-)
>> 
>> One like this?
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/xf9tygq4pcuv8uy/1LR-7502416.jpg?dl=0
>> 
>> I bought it in 2002 and sold it early this year and as far as I know
>> it's still going.
>
>But hardly on display, because compared to even the iLamp (which I think was the worse of the mac
designs) it's an ugly SoB like the majority of PCs, because they are designed for cheapness and it
shows.
>
It was never on display becaujse most computers never are. It might be
an ugly SoB but that was largely because it was designed to hold a
wide variety of hardware which could be installed or replaced without
the use of any tools whatsoever. It was a very cost effective machine.
-- 

Regards,

Eric Stevens