Jargons of Info Tech industry

Mike Schilling mscottschilling at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 25 20:30:41 CEST 2005


<joe at invalid.address> wrote in message 
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> "Mike Schilling" <mscottschilling at hotmail.com> writes:
>
>> "Rich Teer" <rich.teer at rite-group.com> wrote in message
>> news:Pine.SOL.4.58.0508250932360.5888 at zen.rite-group.com...
>> > On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Mike Schilling wrote:
>> >
>> >> Another advantage is that evewry internet-enabled computer today
>> >> already comes with an HTML renderer (AKA browser), so that a
>> >> message saved to a file can be read very easily.
>> >
>> > I think you're missing the point: email and Usenet are,
>> > historically have been, and should always be, plain text mediums.
>>
>> Gosh, if you say they should be, there's no point trying to have an
>> intelligent discussion, is there?
>
> Errm, isn't that what you're doing as well then? Rich just gave an
> opinion, you've been giving an opinion. Rich's opinion happens to have
> a lot of history and good reasons behind it. I don't see why it should
> be viewed as some kind of discussion ending dogmatism.

I see a difference between "X would be useful for A, B, and C" and "Y will 
always be the only proper way."

Don't you?





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