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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?

Was this question posed by the Department of Redundancy Department?

Atlanta, GA

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