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What we have here is our most inflamed and eager
 customer.  Sure, let him fiddle to get organized,
 but in the meantime, let's give him an account on
 Happydoodle so he can step into the ZigZag world!

The first fix is free, tee hee ...

Peter, I think you're going to like this a lot.


>Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 10:41:33 -0400
>From: Peter Barus <ViPr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: tar files, etc.
>Sender: Peter Barus <ViPr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
>I installed perl, I'm trying to install Curses, not having the slightest
>notion what I'm doing. I do have a commandline in one of my file managers
>(a nice little thing called "Windows Commander", shareware).
>gzip -d D:\Perl\Curses-1_02_tar.gz
>doesn't work on my machine, I need to get "gzip" somewhere and while I'm at
>it, "tar". 
>There are references to a lot of stuff I never heard of. I downloaded
>everything that looked likely on CPAN. I'm determined to make this sucker
>work. It would save time and T&E if you have a setup package or a readme
>for dummies...
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