[linux-elitists] smart advertising understanding.

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Wed Mar 30 12:58:48 PST 2005

Quoting Aaron Sherman (ajs@ajs.com):

> Let's not pretend that spammers, mass marketers, etc. are idiots....

Spammers are idiots.  If you'd bothered to study that industry, you'd
already know that J. Random Spammer is an economically marginal moron
trying & usually failing to get by using nothing except canned tools and
lists, which he purchased.  

> the successful ones are...

...the guys who sell the aforementioned canned tools and lists.

Please consider Followup-To: to have been, in a figurative sense, set to
NANAE, preferably circa 1996, i.e. before it was deluged in know-nothings.

Cheers,                                        "He who hesitates is frost."
Rick Moen                                                 -- Inuit proverb

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