[cctalk] Re: TOP POSTING
lproven at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 12:53:34 CST 2015
On 10 December 2015 at 20:42, Rich Alderson
<RichA at livingcomputermuseum.org> wrote:
> From: Liam Proven
> Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2015 8:33 AM
>> On 10 December 2015 at 16:54, <ethan at 757.org>> wrote:
>>> Bad news is Gmail never deletes your emails, ever. They remove them from
>>> your view but keep it on their servers for profiling you.
>> *I* never delete my emails. I have a trail back to 1994. So?
Um. I don't know what that means. In UK English, "pikey" is a highly
offensive pejorative term for a person of Gypsy or Romany origin, or
these days, more generically, a person of very lower-class origins:
"trailer trash". I am guessing you didn't mean that. :-)
So, what, it means I'm very young? I'm fine with that, given I'm nearing 50. :-D
> My e-mail archives extend back to the 1970s, stored on 9-track mag tape
> (with slight interruptions for job changes--learned that lesson after a while).
> Oh, ;-)
I had some too -- I never preserved my old DOS-based OLR/email program
Matrix. :-( I only have emails from when I switched to a Windows
client onwards. :-(
But in 1970, I was 3. I got my first email account at 15Y old, at
University. Didn't keep those, either. :-(
> On the subject line topic, I read this list via an Exchange/Outlook setup,
> Simple. Quick.
This must be some strange new usage of the words "simple" and "quick"
that I wasn't previously aware of.
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