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john,

my apologies.

i don't know how old you are, but back then, there was no distinctions.
today's "cracker" was yesterday's "hacker".

nobody ever asked me whether i wanted the word to change meaning.  i
would've prefered if the revisionists would've chosen a word other than
hacker to usurp.

i'll try to change my lingo in the future.

pete


begin John McDonnell <vox_spam@johnmc.org> 
> On the 18th day of March, Peter Jay Salzman said to me:
> 
> > sam, you obviously were never a hacker.
> 
> Pete, what you describe is clearly cracking. Please make the distinction.
> 
> johnmc.

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