RE: Programs for Writing

Subject: RE: Programs for Writing
From: Kat Nagel <katnagel -at- eznet -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 16:43:59 -0400

At 11:25 AM +0100 10/17/01, Jane Carnall wrote:

Does anyone else still use PDFs - Pyramid Download Folks? It's a bit
labour-intensive, but I maintain it's the only method for quality,
long-lasting output. I hear some modernists have gone on to SGIs -
StorageGeekInformation - but I think that's strictly for military types and
legal aliens.

As an Old Fart who started in this profession before most of you graduated from diapers, I remember when the only tools available were a well-inked brush and the skins of dead sheep. It was the upstart invaders from other planetary systems that destroyed the profession with their fancy degrees and their addiction to the technology of incised stones. Why, pile up enough gold coins and a Real Writer can write about any dang-fool project with any hare-brained tool the technologists invent.

Heck, let's go hoist a few fermented beverages down at the Anubis Inn. I've got stories to tell...

Kat Nagel

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