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Jacob Sparre Andersen <[log in to unmask]>
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Jacob Sparre Andersen <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 7 Jul 2000 13:09:52 +0200
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I have a very strong dislike for monopolies (and attempts to
gain a monopoly), both vertical and horizontal, so I have
stayed away from your Microsoft sponsored "community" until

> Just check out and enter one
> of the communities and read the online help to see.

I decided to have a look, but this is what I get to see:

                                          Unsupported Browser Warning (p1 of 2)


   The Web browser you are using may have trouble displaying this Web
     * Some features may not work correctly.
     * Web pages may not display properly.
     * You may see frequent error messages.
     * In extreme cases, your browser or computer may stop functioning.

              Ignore this warning and proceed at your own risk

   For the best experience, we recommend that you use Microsoft Internet
   Explorer 3.02 or later, or Netscape Navigator 3 or later.

   You can download the latest version of Internet Explorer for free from

And when I choose "Ignore this warning and proceed at your
own risk", they just return me to the very same page, so I
would appreciate it, if you could send me, or maybe all of
Team Ada, a summary of the benefits of the system (besides
getting rid of me).


"I am an old man now, and when I die and go to Heaven there are two matters
 on which I hope enlightenment. One is quantum electro-dynamics and the
 other is turbulence of fluids. About the former, I am rather optimistic."
 Sir Horace Lamb.