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Re: [ProgSoc] My $0.03 (US dollars, obviously)
On Thu, 11 Jun 1998, Christian Kent wrote:
> So having people coming from home with Word 97 to find that the labs don't
> have things they have at home is all right; but if Joe Student comes into
> a lab to find =extra= functionality then that's a cardinal sin?? What's
> he going to do, get nervous and run out of the lab? The worst thing is he
> might get jealous.
If Joe or Jane Student wonders in to the labs and tries to do things that
work fine on a bog-standard Win9x/NT + Office 9x combination... and it
*doesn't work*, our friends who work at the Resource Centre are going to
get really tired of answering the same question over and over and over and
By the way, caz/brett/matt/bru, how do I register for an email address?
It's much easier for the people who'll set up the labs and those who'll
maintain them to make everything as standard as possible (if that's a
alister air | graduate computing student
libertarian socialist | and a few other things
"By all means lets agitate for | "Still, politicians are the ideal
handouts, tax cuts, freebies, | tripe liars. Lying (in addition
bread and circuses (why not bite | to giving orders) is what we pay
the hand that feeds you? the | them for, or rather what they pay
flavor is excellent) but without | themselves for with our taxes."
illusions." --(Bob Black, 1982/1985)--
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