"Was I that Stupid"

Tom tomwhore@slack.net
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 22:47:00 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Gareth Olds wrote:

--]conversion to irc/sms/im if it increases connectivity and the flow of ideas

The problem wih IRC and ims are the vrey essence of flow. Lists flow in
object of ideas, chunks of thoughts formed rough hewn into , sometimes,
meaningfull pieces of a thread.

IRC and the like are not so good at that, they are sound bytes, quick bits
off and away on the winds. Lists retain and thus the bits form a bigger

For stuff like making dinner plans or liasons of passion where archived
threads are not needed or wanted IRc is great.