Re: We have a winner

Tom Whore (
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 13:52:16 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 9 Jun 1999, John M. Klassa wrote:
--]Bzzzzt. Old bits (like, at least a week old). The p5p people don't
--]seem too upset about it...

Ok, as to this while "bzzt old bits" shit. Ya know, an idea isnt dead
because you may have glanced over it on some hackneyed newsfeed or you
heard it over fried shrimp on the Bay. An idea has more to it than a one
time listen. You ever hear the whacky thought that conversation on ideas
bring about differnt views, that uncovering the layers ofpossible
stratification around ideas, as it pertains to acutal live people, can
often spur new ideas.

Not that Im singling you out john, maybe its just the globe in general.
But lets put this to rest....If some one posts something you already saw,
your assumptions that EVERY ONE has seen it, responded to it, or even had
a chance to enter in a conversation aboutit with all the folks they wanted
to is not only flawed but contray to the idea of free flowing echanges of

Its cute and quipy to do the online "bzzzt old bits" but that in itself is
probaly the least clueon filled post possible. Its even less clueon based
than a spelling correction..that at least seeks to enlighten.

--]Besides that, Active State has had a perl port for M$ for quite some
--]time. It's not that they're just now porting it, it's that they've
--]agreed to tweak it in various ways that'll make it more usable for M$

Yep, Ive been using it for some time. They also offer some good commercial
modules and services.

Now if you read my post you saw that I mentioned the previously existing
perl ports, so wheres the beef of contention to the pointing that out? A
monor poin t in deed, but since your hot to call on gafs Im more tha happy
to return the volley.


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