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Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 01:48:53 GMT
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On Tue, 23 Apr 2002 02:52:52 -0400, DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com> jacked
into the Matrix and the following appeared in comp.os.msdos.djgpp:

>
>> What alternate news reader? The only one I know of I won't touch with
>> a ten-foot pole. Some people might enjoy viruses, and all the power to
>> them, but they are just not my cup of tea.
>
>I read news with emacs.

Having to remember a quadruple-bucky keypress just to "jump to next
unread article" isn't my cup of tea. Something with a standard-issue
gui please.

>Netscape can also read news, and I've got it configured to disallow
>all the ways that virii get in.

Fat lot of good that does when it decides you have to reboot, now. :)

>Plus I'm running Linux instead of Windows, so there are fewer virii anyway.

If I didn't have a Winmodem I might be as well. :)

-- 
Still waters run deep.

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