Beating dead files was Re: Importing binary files without removable storage nor non-bundled software (was: TKermitFTP

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Thu Jan 6 15:52:21 2005

Sheesh, everyone's making this sooo complicated. There's no

The number of application programs that Microsoft does NOT provide
is infinite. I have no love for them but it's not a reasonable

Copying files over a wire between machines is, was and will be, a
hackish need. I am a Hacker and therefore find this to be the
Right Thing. What, I'm supposed to talk my mother through setting
up XMODEM/Kermit?! No, I said parity off! Let's be real.

The alleged machine that started this thread, a laptop without a
floppy drive and no transfer software, is a corner case. It's not
a valid basis for slagging Microsoft.

(There are already a sufficient number of reasons to hate them,
and believe me, I do.)
Received on Thu Jan 06 2005 - 15:52:21 GMT

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