Hey -- watch it buddy! I vaguely resemble this email!!! ;) At 9:39 PM -0700 1/17/06, Kris Hartung wrote: >I say we all revert back to DOS and 8080/8086 machines, where the >format of our boring text emails is at least complementary to our >machines. Well, FWIW some of my fondest Internet experiences involve telnetting into the text-only interfaces of Mindvox and The Well. This is when a 2400 baud modem was speedy. And, the most ironic thing is that through a vt100 term, 2400 baud *is* pretty speedy. Go figure. >Better yet, let's become real men and women and get servers in our >homes with UNIX on them, I'm sitting here on a Powerbook running OSX. This *is* a Unix server. I've also got an Ultra 5 and a couple of Fujitsu clones running Solaris out in the dining room, if that's what you mean. Oh, and a coupla Caldera and Red Hat boxes in storage. Um, and a old DEC Alpha around here somewhere (unfortunately, no OSF1 however; Red Hat again), and BeOS should probably count too... >where we write all our emails in ELMS or edit them in VI. No problems with elm -- or pine for that matter -- but pico is easier to work with than vi for straight text editing... >Whoops, sorry....I forgot to use caveman language. I hope the size >of this message doesn't offend anyone.... :) You speak caveman, me speak g33k. :) --m. -- _______ "No more building up; it is time to dissolve..."