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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000521.txt from 1999/04

From: "Mark Charette" <charette@-----.org>
Subj: Re: [kl]Duke
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 1999 15:50:58 -0400

From: George Kidder <gkidder@-----.edu> At 02:11 AM 4/10/99 EDT, ROBERT
ABRAHAM wrote:
> >Just some thoughts for those people on this list who assume all
people here
> >*CAN* look up the easy stuff...
> >
> I can add another reason, having been there myself. Often in summers
I have
> had internet connectivity only by long distance phone lines to my home
> server. Internet access is relatively inexpensive, because the
program
> (Eudora) connects, downloads, uploads and hangs up - THEN you read the
> material. Web access is expensive, because you are connected with the
meter
> running for the whole session. Therefore, during these times I use
web
> access only as a last resort.

When I travel I hit up local libraries, where access is free. I've even
asked at a few college libraries, and haven't been refused yet. I do get
bumped off when students need the terminal, though.

Mark Charette@-----.org

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