[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: [robertsharris@comcast.net: Re: Fw: Ga. Visit.]

Pigeon wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 01:00:57AM -0500, Brian Nelson wrote:
>> Ehem.  Mail-Copies-To: never.  Doesn't mutt respect that header?
>> "Robert L. Harris" <Robert.L.Harris@rdlg.net> writes:
>>> Thus spake Brian Nelson (nelson@bignachos.com):
>>>> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/Rants/gpg-signed-mail.html
>>>> Tell your father to stop using OE, or any other MS mailer.
>>>> They're all broken and should never be used by anyone for any
>>>> purpose.  Unless, of course, you want to demonstrate how
>>>> piss-poor MS software can be.
>>> Ok, I'll give him your phone number to call when he has questions
>>>  and can't understand why the background on his mailer changed
>>> colors.  He's 65 and has just learned windows in the last 2
>>> years, uses his computer just to send email every other day so
>>> he's oh so motivated to learn something new every day instead of
>>> going out on the boat fishing or what not down in his Fla
>>> retirement village.
>> Just because he uses windows doesn't mean he has to use quite
>> possibly the worst piece of software *ever* written.  There's a few
>>  relatively sane email clients available for windows.  If he
>> refuses to learn to use a new mailer, then he can live with opening
>> signed mails as attachments, break virtually every rule of email
>> netiquette, risk getting/spreading viruses, etc.  I won't lose any
>> sleep over it.
> OE sucks, but it does have the one merit that it's easy for someone
> who knows nothing about computers to Send And Receive An Email.
> Having got that far, everything else is a pain in the arse.
I always wonder why no one mentions Netscape|Mozilla Messenger in this
vein.  It seems very easy to me, has good features, and the price is right.

Reply to: