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    Re: What's on your bookshelf?
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2006 Sep 15, 07:19 -0500

    Dan,

    There is an emulator of OS 7.5-9 that will run on Intel Macs, called 
    SheepShaver.  It's a bit tough to get it going, but it works well and 
    runs HyperCard well.

    Fred

    On Sep 15, 2006, at 6:55 AM, Dan Allen wrote:

    >
    >
    > On 14 Sep 2006, at 4:47 PM, Peter Fogg wrote:
    >
    >> (Dan; how many irreplaceable hours of your life got spent on 
    >> compiling
    >> this list ? And I suspect there are others ?)
    >
    > Not that many, at least in one sitting.
    >
    > When I finished college in 1984 I had to pack up my books.  I had a
    > friend read me the name and author of each book as he packed it into
    > boxes with me.  I typed the info into OverVUE, a great fast database
    > that I had on the Macintosh at the time.  It barely added to the time
    > of packing the books.
    >
    > The database was moved into HyperCard and has been there ever since.
    > Sadly HyperCard does not run on the new Intel Macs so the database
    > will now become a flat text file.
    >
    > When I sell a book, a delete it from the list.  When I buy a book, I
    > take 30 seconds and add it to the list.  Maybe one 24 hr day has been
    > spent on the list in total.
    >
    > And yes, I have a list of my CDs, a list of my DVDs, a list of the
    > places I have lived, etc.
    >
    > Dan
    >
    >
    > >


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