[linux-elitists] MTA roundup
Mon Apr 29 10:59:02 PDT 2002
Quoting Marc MERLIN (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> I'm sorry you see "alternative" as meaning something negative, but if you
> feel that subways and bikes are inferior, that's your right, I respect that.
Well, his point also concerned chronology: When we say something was
produced as an alternative to something else, we're implying that it
emerged later, in reaction. And, of course, practical internal-combustion
non-rail vehicles first emerged in the late 1880s.
Cheers, "Reality is not optional."
Rick Moen -- Thomas Sowell
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