Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: Unix and Email Viruses
Author: Fredrik Lundh Posted: 6/16/1999; 11:03:36 AM Topic: Unix and Email Viruses Msg #: 7454 (In response to 7428) Prev/Next: 7453 / 7455
Giving novice users Windows and putting them on the internet is similar to giving drivers with a shiny new learner's permit the keys to a car without an air bag or insurance.
oh, you're so 3l33t3 ;-)
fwiw, my 6-year old daughter can handle a computer just fine, and surf the internet without any problems. she cannot drive a car, though -- she's simply not tall enough. I just asked her if that the latter means that she shouldn't be allowed to use a computer, and the response was something along the lines of "what a stinking piece of ..."
maybe you should work on your arguments a bit?
(btw, she constantly nags me about buying an Macintosh, and thinks that Unix boxes simply suck. go figure.)
I wonder if cruise control has ever been linked to increased highway accidents?
not where I live. not so sure about the US, though (remember Audi?)
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- Re: Unix and Email Viruses, Paul L. Bruno, 6/16/1999; 11:21:16 AM
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