Luis Villa louie at
Thu Sep 18 09:53:10 PDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 09:32, Tom wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Luis Villa wrote:
> There are ways to do  buddy lists and the like without having to use
> adblasting corp controlled user restrictive apps . Your dinkum thinkers,
> you should be able to figure out a way.

Technically, sure, it could be done 1000% better. That's not relevant.
What's relevant is that I don't go to IM to meet random people, so the
average 'quality' of the 'losers' on AIM isn't relevant. I go to talk to
my mom, and my aunt, and my cousin, and they are on AIM. And no amount
of technological superiority is going to change that. So, I'm on AIM.


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