From: Francisco Bornéo (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 07 2002 - 02:28:18 GMT
I'm sending this message again because I receive a message which says that
it was impossible send this to the list.
At 08:42 5/3/2002 +0000, F J Franklin wrote:
>Francisco, this wasn't a personal attack,
I know that, sometimes you joke but you are always very, very polite and
helped me a lot.
> and the tempest (yikes!) wasn't directed at you.
I know that too. I do not understand why a tempest if we were talking about
>My rage is against MS Word which
I do not like Word too, but I recognize that it has some good features. By
the way, Frank, I do not like Microsoft and its empire. More than a
technical question, MS is a political question!
>This is a bad feature, in the same way that spell-checking is a bad
>feature - they may be useful features but they encourage laziness.
We think different: I think that kind of feature saves time. I think if a
person is lazy, this person remains lazy with or without a spell-checker. I
know that in modern life, I mean life after capitalism, we are encouraged
to buy and do not think. All products, not only computers, wants to turn
our lives easier. And, most of the time, it is a great lie!
>" and "No need to check the spelling, there aren't any red squiggles so it
>must be fine..." But it isn't exactly
Well, I think that nothing substitute a very carefully reading. A
spellchecker is just a tool.
>Don't bite my head off.
What does it means? But if it means that I will attack you, take it easy!!!
>My opinion, apparently shared by most of the developers, is that this is
>not a feature we want.
I think it is a pity
Frank, what means yikes?
PS.: "Tchau" is like in portuguese we write the italian word "ciao".
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