Re: Re: The good old days.

Subject: Re: Re: The good old days.
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: Simon North <sintac -at- home -dot- nl>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2007 14:51:25 -0600 (CST)

Simon says:

Put your hands on your hips! Put your hands on your head!
Put your --

Sorry, couldn't resist. Well, anyway, friend S says:

>There are a few packages (a very few) that have *really* survived the test of time:
>Vim (mentioned before), . . . and Pegasus Mail.

Until fairly recently, I would open a command window to get to my webmail and read it with PINE. Partly for the retro thrill, partly for the speed made possible by the complete absence of graphics, and partly because it gave me an entirely unmerited reputation as a *real* bithead.

I really should do it once in a while just to keep my hand in.


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