Last post on this tiresome ads subject ...
kristoff at net.bio.net
Wed May 25 17:35:22 EST 1994
The Internet is a great place for games and rumors, some of which are
not always well intentioned. I am passing this on for your
information but have not investigated it and can not afford to devote
more time to this issue today. As more than one person has
counseled me privately, the best thing to do is probably to do
If there is any truth to the following, this might be a fraud
perpetrated on the author of Mosaic who recently founded a company to
commercialize the software. Call it "Revenge of the Freebies ..."
biosci-help at net.bio.net
From: roeber at vscrna.cern.ch (Frederick Roeber)
Subject: Re: Skinny Dip
Message-ID: <1994May24.144829.1 at vscrna.cern.ch>
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References: <2rrt4r$o3q at anshar.shadow.net> <2rs0br$sdh at xmission.xmission.com>
<2rs314$758 at gap.cco.caltech.edu> <crdCqAsCC.7HD at netcom.com>
<2rsqpk$23r at sunforest.mantis.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 24 May 1994 13:48:29 GMT
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In article <2rsqpk$23r at sunforest.mantis.co.uk>, olly at mantis.co.uk (Olly Betts)
> If you try to mail [Mr. Thigh Cream], it gets forwarded to:
> marca at wintermute.ncsa.uiuc.edu
> where he tries to send it to /dev/null, but it actually bounces because
> the .forward isn't quite right.
> finger-ing that account reveals that he also apparently has these accounts:
> marca at eit.com, marca at netcom.com
Hold on!! Marc Andressen is the (main) author of Mosaic, the web browser,
and has nothing to do with thigh cream. I think somebody is trying to drum
up trouble (marca's addresses are rather well known).
Marc is a very cool guy, who should *not* get his e-mail blasted.
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