Jargons of Info Tech industry

Roedy Green my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid
Wed Oct 12 23:44:22 CEST 2005


On 09 Oct 2005 14:06:20 -0700, Paul Rubin
<http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote or quoted :

>That's the worst of all.  I certainly don't want my mail reader
>opening network connections to arbitrary places when I read my mail.
>I have no willingness at all to reveal my mail reading habits or IP
>address to everyone who sends me email. 
 
Obviously you can't trust anything code-like that arrives from
strangers. It is an extension of the law Mommy laid down not to take
candy from strangers.

However, formatted text is not code. Pictures are not code.  It is
unfair to tar them with the brush of JavaScript or the goofy things
Outlook does with enclosures.

-- 
Canadian Mind Products, Roedy Green.
http://mindprod.com Again taking new Java programming contracts.



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