Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Brand New M3 for the price of a M6
From: Mark Kronquist <>
Date: Tue, 26 May 1998 21:59:57 +0000

Buy a Mac!
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> From: Chris Bitmead <> 
> To: 
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Brand New M3 for the price of a M6 
> Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 04:01:37 +0000 
>Michael Garmisa wrote:
>> On 26-May-98 Chris Bitmead wrote:
>> > Eric Welch wrote:
>> >
>> >> And technically, none of them are new because only Leica can sell them
>> >> new, or a dealer who has had it on their shelf this long for sale. If
>> >> someone bought it, and put it in a safe deposit box unopened, that's
>> >> not considered new.
>> >
>> > Who took out a mortgage on the word "new"? Maybe Microsoft has
>> > trademarked that one too? :-)
>> you ever notice how 99.99% of the Microsoft jokes come from fellow unix
>Fellow unix users? Oh you mean those of us who've seen the light?
>I admit I did DOS once, but I assure you I didn't inhale.
>Windows 95: Coming soon from the makers of edlin
>OS/2 is destined to be The Most Important Operating System of 
>all times!                                  (Bill Gates, 1987) 
>Microsoft is not the answer.  Microsoft is the question.  NO is
>How do you make Windows faster?  Throw it harder!
>Unix Does.. MS-DOSn't..
>"Worf, Screw the Prime Directive.  Give the Borg Windows 3.1."