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Re: [at-l] Computers on the Trail, yea or nay?
At 07:13 PM 3/8/2000, Jack Tarlin wrote:
> 1)Do you feel comfortable with hikers who are packing computers?
Actually, I feel sorry that they need such gear
> 2)Do you feel computers and other hi-tech links to the outside world
> are intrusive, harmful to ones' "wilderness" experience, and are
> out-of-place on the A.T.?
Out of place. Certainly, their use could be as helpful and as rude as c*ll
ph*n* use can be. Anyone caught playing Doom will be shot on sight.
> 3)Do you feel that if used discreetly and privately that it's OK to
> carry and use a computer?
Yes, but if a computer user ever is heard complaining about weight and
fatigue, they should know why there is no sympathy.
> 4)How do feel the majority of the A.T. community feels about this?
Only my opinion counts. Election is over!
> 5)Do you not really care one way or the other?
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