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> > [...]
> > > electronic communication and not Internet because store & forward email is
> > > a lot more achievable in Africa that the sort of connection for Web surfing
> > > that we who are in the West take for granted.
> >
> > Are some of you rejecting Internet's role in Africa just because you see it
> > only as Webberie?
>
> The interesting thing is that there is quite a hysteria going on here
> with everyone wanting to have WWW and stuff. Nevermind that the people
> doing actual work via the net, eg the NGOs, insist that we keep their
> uucp access. They do mainly email with their counterparts... We give
> them additional PPP access for the Web.
>
> WWW will go away eventually because it is realy but a toy. However a
> great one.
>
 
A toy? It will outlive the internet. I mean it has much more power and
significance than the TCP/IP protocol suite it is currently riding on.
 
        -nemo-