[Klug-general] Installing OOo
michael.rentell at ntlworld.com
Tue Dec 9 09:26:48 UTC 2008
There used to be a series of yellow 'Teach Yourself....' books. Inside
the front cover was their strap line:
'Giveth thou instruction unto a wise man
and he will be yet wiser."
Thanks for that definition. Now I understand.
Mike Evans wrote:
> Where better to find a definition of Wiki than Wikipedia...
> Wiki is a Hawaiian word meaning 'fast'. In modern parlance it is a
> quickly editable set of linked web pages which can be extended by its
> readership, or a subset of that readership.
> Mike Rentell wrote:
>> Laurence Southon wrote:
>>> Mike Rentell wrote:
>>>> Once again my aging memory is letting me down. I had that command
>>>> once, but it has gone the way of all things...
>>> I have that problem too, and believe me it gets worse.
>>> Workaround for me is to keep a personal Wiki, with notes on all sorts of
>>> things. It needn't be a work of art, as long as you can search for what
>>> you've forgotten!
>> Er - yeah - I actually want to ask ... what's a Wiki?
>> But I dare not because I see the term all over the place and I have
>> this awful feeling I'm supposed just to er well - just 'know'.
>> And I don't (wail!) And as for constructing one - wouldn't know
>> where to start.
>> Where's this guy been? I hear you mutter.
>> Cut my teeth on Cobol and Algol in the early 1970s - sorry. My
>> current computer is smaller than my house, so that's like really small
>> for me.
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