From the nimble fingers of lcs@... (lcs@...) (31/10/2000 12:03 PM) came... > > > Dear Jay and other knights of the internet who > receive the dreaded message > >> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- >> <lcs@...> > > or similar mailer demonic belches coming from the bowels > of <whatever>.math.u-psud.fr: > > PLEASE > foreward me all such failure notices along with your > original mail to at least two of the following > addresses. You will only be doing what I always have > done in receiving our precious digests at two addresses. > *Parallellism* is the universal antidote, and even at that > Herbie G had to slip me one missing digest this month... > > We have had record solar winds and 100mph terrestrial winds in > the last few weeks; internet failures go mostly unreported. Actually, when the solar wind blows hard enough to knock your hat off, shut the computers down and go outside (Try it! It is often non-fatal!) to see the Northern (or Southern - is there such a thing? They'll be polarized the other way, of course.) Lights. They have been nothing short of spectacular here at 42°N for over a week. > Keep mailing! > > Larry > -- Ted Spencer; ted@... -- Rich folks have the wristwatches, but poor folks have the time.