[Air-l] Re: Air-l digest, Vol 1 #547 - you got mail
radhika at cyberdiva.org
Wed Nov 13 11:13:39 PST 2002
Ah - but are we always working when online - or should we be always
I'm a great fan of using msn instant messenger - but only with selected
people...there's a lot of emotional satisfaction to "empty" chat across
miles and miles of distance.
At 06:53 PM 11/13/2002 +0100, you wrote:
>My 2 Eurocents to the debate.
>Mail was reaching the Assyrian Emperors in their capital from the
>remotest border of the empire in 7 days (don't ask me for the exact
>reference, I've heard that on an archeology documentary).
>And although in strange caracters there was no html text and in extenso
>quotes of the earlier messages to make them inintelligible :-)
>Let's give up the Cray's and go back to the clay!
>Another interesting point to stress, IMHO, is that 2 mail deliveries
>per day are more than enough to allow for effective work as opposed to
>instant messaging that spoils our lives non stop.
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