[lug] Anyone else hate to get rid of old equipment?

Davide Del Vento davide.del.vento at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 08:09:17 MST 2010

I hate to reopen and old, long, flamed thread, but I think this work
of "investigative" journalism is very well worth listening.


On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 13:51, Kenneth D Weinert <kenw at quarter-flash.com> wrote:
> I know - there's not a lot that can be done with this one, but I just
> hate to dump it.
> I just fired up an IBM ThinkPad 2620 running PC DOS / Win 3.1 / Office
> 4.2. It's running in 386 enhanced mode and has 16K of free memory.
> Battery isn't any good (well, really, neither is any of the rest of it :)
> I also have 3 sealed boxes with DOS 3.3 installation media and
> documentation in them.
> Amazing what you find when you hit the dusty corners of the closet.
> Oh, I also have an IBM ThinkPad 2630, but I know I'll be hanging on to
> that one because I find the butterfly keyboard an interesting solution
> to a problem.
> --
> Ken Weinert
> I'm a Denver-based programmer looking for full-time employment. I have
> 20 years experience in C, C++, and Linux. My resume can be found on my
> LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ken-weinert/2/922/791
> Let me know how I can help your business succeed.
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