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RE: [h-e-w] OFF TOPIC! - Help: NT Emacs and the SendTo menu behav iour..
daryl . white
RE: [h-e-w] OFF TOPIC! - Help: NT Emacs and the SendTo menu behav iour...
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 08:39:52 -0700
I would suggest that both of you take this offline.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Bowen [SMTP:address@hidden
> Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 2:43 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: RE: [h-e-w] OFF TOPIC! - Help: NT Emacs and the SendTo menu
> > and it doesn't exaclty take a lot of effort just to
> > ignore messages that come in from it
> Just like ignoring SPAM really. We should put up with it because it
> doesn't take much effort to ignore it.....Hmmmmm.
> > ... obviously show that installing
> > gnuserv/gnuclient is *NOT* the solution to the problem
> However your reluctance to use the correct tool for the job anyway, in the
> face of overwhelming supporting evidence, displays an unusual character
> trait that no doubt causes you all sorts of other problems in your
> everyday life :-)
> > so your comments about installing
> > gnuserv/gnuclient are, clearly, irrelevant nonsense,
> gnuserv IS the right tool for sending files to a running instance of
> Emacs. The suggestion IS relevant and entirely correct. If you want to
> launch Emacs and/or send files to it, then gnuserv is the correct program
> to do this.
> The fact the something else *seems* to work on *some* occasions (when
> there is an "R" in the month and the wind is blowing from the right
> direction :-) in no way negates the validity of the original solution;
> ie. gnuserv.
> > especially as I have now (last night) discovered at least
> > one other, non-GPL, program which behaves in this way
> It's obviously not the programs, it's the OS.
> > - is gnuserv/gnuclient going to sort out
> > the problem with *that* program? Clearly not!
> I'm sure that with a quick look through the Windows98 source code we could
> have the problem solved in a day or so :-)
> > so the question I would ask of Microsoft is "what is used to determine
> > how many instances of a program are executed when multiple files are
> > passed to a 'SendTo' item"!
> Micro$oft would laugh at you hysterically if you approached them for
> support. You'll have more luck with "Ask Geeves" or "Google" than getting
> anything at all out of Microshaft.
> > but I felt it was as much a closing courtesy as anything to point out to
> > those who have been HELPFUL what I think I might do next.
> It looks to me like your attitude was "I don't care what you've told
> me. I want to do it my way". [You just can't help people like that.]
> > So, basically, if you're not going to post something helpful
> > in relation to a discussion (which I haven't seen you doing
> > recently), just don't post anything at all!
> Is there some timeout period that I've missed so that now, having not
> posted for a few weeks, I've lost my posting privileges ? :-)
> Perhaps yet another message suggesting you install gnuserv would count as
> "something helpful in relation to a discussion" and you'll allow me to
> post again!
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