[rescue] (Offtopic) X-Message-Flag fun for Outlook users
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Tue Aug 1 13:49:43 CDT 2006
Mon, 31 Jul 2006 @ 10:06 -0400, William Enestvedt said:
> Peter Corlett wrote:
> > Because there's a strong correlation between being an illiterate
> > moron that doesn't care about presentation of material, and Outlook
> > usage, with Outlook's defaults encouraging creating hard-to-read
> > messages.
> Don't be a prick.
How is stating the truth equivalent to being a prick?
He didn't say that *ALL* prople who use Outlook are like this.
Nevertheless, it is 100% true that the correlation is there.
Another example: I can filter aol.com or any Microsoft software from
my Usenet server.
The result is an immediate and drastic improvement in the signal to
If you are offended by that, well, I don't know what to say. It doesn't
stop it from being true.
Note: I don't do this because I know a few people these filters would
catch who are worth listening to. However, it is also a fact that
Usenet is much harder to read without those filters.
shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["I wish life was not so short. Languages
take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about." - J.
R. R. Tolkien]
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