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I had saved up 30000 Belgian Francs, just enough for an Amiga 500, when my father offered to add another 20000 on the condition that I'd buy an 8088-based PC with a whopping 30MB hard drive so that he could run Latex at home.(x)

I sold out and have regretted it ever since.

(x) Rendering speed was around 1 minute per page?




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