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


From: Xah
Subject: Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 09:03:05 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Aug 11, 7:52 am, Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> wrote:
> ...
> X> What's your point Ted? What is exactly your argument?
>
> X> Are you trying to say, that because emacs is very old, and it is
> X> designed for elite programers, therefore its email should not support
> X> html mail?
>
> I'm saying exactly what I said: Emacs has always been aimed at people
> who can read a manual.  That may, to you, imply "tech geek" but I think
> instead it selects for users who think for themselves and don't expect
> answers to be spoon-fed to them.  My point is that these users are not
> esoteric; many Emacs users I've helped over the years were regular
> people who simply needed a good tool for getting some tasks done.
>
> Emacs' support of HTML in sending e-mail is irrelevant to what I said.
>
> X> Honest. I took it that it is not what you mean because you are not
> X> that stupid, and i took it that you posted that just to fuck with
> X> me. So i gave you the same about unix's tool and man. Do you see now?
>
> OK, you were being sarcastic.  It's hard to tell sometimes.  Anyhow, my
> point was that the "can read a manual" club is exclusive by their
> willingness to learn, not by how esoteric or geeky they are.

Ok.

> X> Hey Ted, who are you anyway? Sometimes i wonder who's behind the
> X> email address in newsgroups. Chances are, if i knew what they looked
> X> like in real life, i wouldn't have bothered to respond. LOLz.
>
> "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog"
> --Peter Steiner cartoon in the New Yorker

Alright Ted. Thank you. Good call.

☮ Peace! ☮

PS if you want your ass kicked, come to Second Life. I'm Xah Toll
there. There's a emacs group and lisp group there too.

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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