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Subject:Re: truck-flattened smiley From:Mark Hagen <mahagen -at- MTU -dot- EDU> Date:Fri, 11 Feb 1994 13:51:20 -0500
You are right in pointing out that there should be ways to show nonverbal
communication. Unfortunately, this medium of communication tends to be
limiting in that respect. I don't like smileys much, probably because I
associate them with a "cute" attitude which I don't usually like to
associate with computers. Before smileys were prominant, though, I recall
using the <gr> to denote a "grin". Anybody out there got any other
non-smiley nonverbal cues?
Mark A. Hagen
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
mahagen -at- mtu -dot- edu