Re: Shockwave anyone?

Subject: Re: Shockwave anyone?
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 1997 21:20:31 -0800

On Sun, 2 Mar 1997 18:17:05 EST, d r wrote:

>My 9 year old came from school with something he and the boys were into:
>Shockwave. He said "It's technical!"

Don't you just hate being talked down to that way by a nine-year-old?

>Supposedly, it is educational? Teaches many things?

It's no more "educational" than Netscape itself -- merely a multimedia
plugin. Apparently it hasn't taught you much about searching the Net

>Well, I tried finding it on the Internet and was surprised that many
>of the sites need special software to view >and< there isn't any
>follow-up information as to who runs these companies. Although some
>of the titles appear harmless. Are they?

As harmless as anything else on the Internet (in other words, it
depends on what you consider "harmless").

Check out for more details on Shockwave.

Your friend and mine,
<insert standard disclaimer here>

Listening for wisdom, weeping bitter tears
Eyes like diamonds, hearts of steel
Murdering truth for passionless gain
The gifted youth, kneeling at the altar of pain
- Rez, "Altar of Pain"

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