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RE: The new academic aristocracy



No that is intellectual snobbery.  

The rest of the world has moved far, far away from this sort of clunky mail
based system.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Taylor [mailto:mike@indexdata.com] 
Sent: 23 October 2009 09:24
To: dinosaur mailing list
Subject: The new academic aristocracy

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In the shiny digital future, the new academic aristocracy will be made
up of those who know how to send plain-text email.

The good news is, YOU can join!

Folks, please.  It's not that hard.

This page (discovered with about eight seconds of googling) contains a
set of links to pages on how to set plain-text mode in a dozen popular
mailers.
        http://email.about.com/cs/netiquettetips/qt/et070103.htm