E-Bay URLs rant

From: John Lawson <jpl15_at_netcom.com>
Date: Sun Jul 4 15:37:55 1999

On Sun, 4 Jul 1999, Bill Sheehan wrote:

> On Sat, 3 Jul 1999, John Lawson wrote:
> > To all you clever people out there who post E-Bay references with
> > no accompanying text on just what it is you're sniggering about:
> ...
> John -
> While I agree that a line of accompanying text would time and keep those
> of us using other mail clients from feeling lie we're being left out of an

  I ain't the only one.....

> inside joke, you should be able to reach eBay from your shell account.
> Believe it or not, Lynx works very nicely on eBay - I've used it a lot.


  A quite valid point.. I used Lynx long before Netscape was a
company, and Mosaic was kind of unstable.. but I *still* maintain
that a short description tagline would be nice, so *I* can decide
whether or not to pursue the link, especially if it has a .jpg
associated with it.... and I thought there was another List allied
with this one for e-bay stuff and links... no??

  Cheers and Happy 4th to all you 'Murrkans out there...

Received on Sun Jul 04 1999 - 15:37:55 BST

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