Date: Fri, 1 Sep 1995 08:29:09 -0700 From: Dan Alford Subject: Re: ADS-ANS deadline September 1 It's really too bad this comedy act posing as a thread was under such a misleading title. I almost dumped them before reading! Bethany's is a voice of sanity in an increasingly jargonized and polarized society -- and I used to do software tech support! It's little enough understood that each computer domain becomes its own world ("PC" -- ambiguous enough these days indeed, logically meaning just a personal computer but more usually found in "what do you have, a PC or a Mac?"; those who are hooked into networks, usually at work, have yet another terminological overlay; some go thru a university but others thru commercial providers, etc.). I say let's send the Bethany/Larry show on the road to perform at computer faires! On Thu, 31 Aug 1995, Bethany Dumas, UTK wrote: > Thanks, Larry. Let me be sure I understand: > > I should find a program called UULite on something called a university > file server, download it, then -- what/ How do I get the computer > garbage I received INTO the thing that is going to decode it? > > I'm certain you computer literates are sick of reading how little I > know about all this. But if someone can just help me get started ... > > Thanks, > Bethany >