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From Doug <dmcgarr...@optonline.net>
Subject Re: Help us brainstorm ideas for Apache OpenOffice 4.0
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:35:52 GMT
On 08/22/2012 03:18 PM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 7:16 PM, Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie> wrote:
>> I incline to the view that we should have some sort of intelligence test before subscr
> Back in the old days, you had to learn to configure a COM (RS232) port
> for your dial-up modem, set up the dial-up modem "log-in script", and
> then install (in case of DOS+Windows the TCPIP stack aka "Trumpet
> Winsock" (being the most popular).
>
> Then there were the AOL users but those were restricted to their own
> walled garden and did little damage.
>
> That was a high enough entry barrier. Not so anymore. Unfortunately.
>
> ;)
> FC
>
Why?  Did you make money writing code for the rest of us
who didn't know how to get this stuff working?

--doug

-- 
Blessed are the peacekeepers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. --A.M. Greeley


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