[Lvlug] Business Selling Computers
Thu, 06 Jun 2002 08:10:24 -0700 (PDT)
On Thu, 06 June 2002, Randy Kramer wrote
> Linc Fessenden wrote:
> > > describe what someone would miss by not belonging
to AOL. If I'm not
> > > mistaken, can't anybody on the Internet use some
AOL service (like
> > > browse some web pages)? I'm sure we can send
email to and from AOL
> > > subscribers.
> > > How about instant messaging or whatever they call
> > AOL has an AIM client for Linux that works
perfectly well - in fact,
> > better that their windows client IMHO.
> So IIUC, an AOL subscriber could continue to be an
AOL subscriber while
> using a Linux box and:
> * still connect to the Internet via AOL (I guess
this is the one I'm
> most uncertain of)
> * read and send mail via AOL (oops, maybe I'm
uncertain about that
> * exchange mail with AOL and non-AOL members
(anybody can do this)
> * IM with AOL members
> * IM with non-AOL members (I'm not sure this can
be done in any case)
> Do AOL'ers get a "home" web page/site for their use?
I would assume he
> could still change it from a Linux browser?
> What else do we need to consider with respect to
That they are clueless.
> Randy Kramer
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