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Subject:   It's about Gmail...but are these "hacks"?
Date:   2005-01-26 18:27:24
From:   unclepeter
Response to: It's about Gmail...but are these "hacks"?

O'Reilly is devaluing the term 'hack'. Starring mail and applying labels makes one a hacker?

Is this the level of information I can expect to find in the '... Hacks' series of books?

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  • Wei-Meng Lee photo It's about Gmail...but are these "hacks"?
    2005-01-26 18:37:41  Wei-Meng Lee | O'Reilly Author [View]

    I think I owe everyone an explanation and an apology. When I first wrote this article (it was quite some time back), much of the information is still new and hence with some tinkering I thought some of the information is not so obvious to some people. My apologies if I used the "hacks" term too loosely.

    In any case, I don't think it is fair to use just this article and tarnish the good image of the Hack series of books.

    Wei-Meng Lee