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Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus


From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 14:00:37 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 8 Aug 2008 08:39:28 -0700 (PDT) Xah <address@hidden> wrote: 

X> On Aug 8, 8:15 am, Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Fri, 8 Aug 2008 05:20:23 -0700 (PDT) Xah <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
X> Emacs is not a commercial app, so there's not much survival
X> pressure. It simply got dwindling users, more and more esoteric
X> “elite” tech geekers.
>> 
>> Seriously, have some perspective.  Emacs has been around since before
>> many of us were born.  It's always been aimed at people who can read a
>> manual.  That's a very exclusive club if you look at people in general.

X> well, unix's tools and “man” is also used by a exclusive club. Are you
X> suggesting emacs should adopt “man” instead of info, and replace elisp
X> by sed, awk, sh?

No.  You've merged two logical fallacies into one flawed argument.

X> Seriously, read the man.

You want quotes around "seriously" if you're starting a novel.  It's a
decent opening.  Otherwise, your sentence is nonsense.

Ted


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