Re: The Netscape / Microsoft / Future Quagmire

Matthew James Marnell (
Fri, 18 Oct 1996 11:53:50 -0400

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To: (Murray Altheim)
cc: "Scott E. Preece" <>,
Subject: Re: The Netscape / Microsoft / Future Quagmire 
In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 18 Oct 1996 11:43:44 CDT."
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 11:53:50 -0400
From: Matthew James Marnell <>

:>    "This book best read while sitting in a dark coffee shop dressed in
:>     mod black clothes, drinking a short cappucino with a sprinkle of
:>     dark cocoa, sprig of mint, reading "The Horseman on the Roof" by
:>     Jean Giono. You should be interspersing the reading of this book
:>     with conversations about Derrida with a dark-eyed, mysterious
:>     woman from Borneo, who seems transfixed on the mole on your neck."
:>This assumes you are a man who wears black, likes strong coffee and Giono,
:>and give a rat's patootie about Derrida. And that you're not blind. And
:>that you speak English (or French, if you're reading Giono in the
:>original). And that you read books. And that you have lips to drink the
:>coffee... [Morning cappucino buzz now wearing off...]

Don't forget the mole and the woman from Borneo, which many people
do, and hence miss the point.