Re: piece-of-shit MSFT mailer [ RE: subscribe fork-l ]

CobraBoy (
Mon, 27 Jan 1997 20:25:30 -0800

At 4:45 PM -0800 1/27/97, Rohit Khare wrote:
>> And besides, can't you, with your god's-gift-to-mankind, gnu-emacs-based,
>> text-only-mailer, just cons up some lisp code to hide unseemly references
>> to Microsoft mail attachments from your tender eyes?
>Er, please, please never cross the streams: Tim Byars and Robert Harley are
>both wild and crazy anti-establishmentarian hedonists, but they're
>mathematically, technically, follically, and morphologically worlds
>[insert picture of TB's grinning, tanned, freshly-shaven-all-over,
>ever-intimidating mug]

Rohit, you show your cards to easily...

>[insert picture of wiry, topless, painfully pale frenchman hanging off of
>CS building by four fingers, hair flapping in the wind as vigorously as a
>WIn95 logo]
>Can you predict which one uses emacs and which one would beat you up for
>suggesting otherwise?

hey, just for the record I like pico...

>OK, that last part is a trick question. We've already seen on FoRK that
>either one would light off :-)
>Your ever-sardonic host,


A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any
invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and
tequila .      Mitch Ratliffe, _Technology Review_ April, 1992

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