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Subject: Re: Please prune this list!
From: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk @ queernet . org>
Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2002 21:57:00 -0700
To: Nick Simicich <njs @ scifi . squawk . com>
Cc: list-managers <list-managers @ greatcircle . com>
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Nick Simicich wrote:
> At 12:06 PM 2002-07-08 -0800, Roger B.A. Klorese wrote:
>
>> >What does this have to do with anything?  I can't imagine using a
>> browser
>> >for mail, sorry.
>>
>> Who said anything about a browser?  Netscape has a mail and news client
>> as well, which is not the browser.
>
>
> But I am a dumb user. I installed a browser --- where did that mail and
> news client come from?  What is the difference?  I think it is all the
> web, you know?  I mean, I want it to all be the web, why should I have
> to learn the difference?  And I'm right because I'm the user.

If I heard this from someone who didn't know any better, I'd either explain it, or call it the portion of their browser that accesses mail and newsgroups so as not to confuse them.

From you, I'd just say you were being a jerk for your own amusement.




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