Jargons of Info Tech industry

Alan Balmer albalmer at att.net
Mon Oct 10 18:35:58 CEST 2005


On Sat, 08 Oct 2005 20:43:12 GMT, Roedy Green
<my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid> wrote:

>On Tue, 04 Oct 2005 17:57:13 -0000, gordonb.u09l7 at burditt.org (Gordon
>Burditt) wrote or quoted :
>
>>HTML enables a heck of a lot of problems:  "web bugs" in email,
>>links to fake sites that appear as real ones in what shows up
>>on the screen, Javascript viruses, denial-of-service attacks
>>(pages that open two windows when you close one), etc.
>>
>>>That is like hating all choirs because televangelists use them.
>>
>>I liken it more to hating all viruses because some of them 
>>install keyloggers.
>
> I take it then you avoid browsers or use Lynx?  No you FIX the
>problems rather than wear a hair shirt. Same for email. Why should
>rich expressions only be permitted to those with websites.  
>
>Some people use email PRIMARILY for sharing photos.

And they don't know about attachments?
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Al Balmer
Balmer Consulting
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