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- To: "Jun Saeki" <j-david@xxxxxxxxxx>, zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: question
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 08 Oct 1998 10:43:48 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <361A0D28.2E874D38@xxxxxxxxxx>
- References: <126.96.36.199.19981006192719.007dfe50@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Reply-to: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
Thank you, thank you. I am very honored that you like
the program so much. I am inspired by your reaction.
I hope you don't mind-- I am sending this message out
to the ZigZag developers. They will be inspired too.
(By the way, I'm not a doctor-- yet.)
At 09:29 PM 10/6/98 +0900, you wrote:
>This is Jun D. Saeki. I got your e-mail and, first of all,
>sorry about my card, "small characters."
>I really am appreciate that students in your class are going to
>ask me. Questions always give me hints to find out the problem
>that should be resolved.
>By the way, please let me tell you, what I felt about your ZIGZAG program.
>Today, after your class, I went to Media Center and try it a bit.
>It was amazing and was really fun to use it moreover, it was very useful,
>and should be easy to handle thousands of data.
>What I am interested in now, is to create a sort of "cyber department store."
>IBM and some other big companies in US and also in Japan had failed to
>create "cyber shopping mall" on WWW, as you know. However, my idea is
>to provide circumstances that let customers or users have chances to
>compare and find out the difference between product A of X company and
>product B of Y company. Moreover this activity, comparison, should be done
>on one window or one screen. To open dozens of windows, and access
>on-line shopping web sites, take too much time and finally the customer would
>think "I think I should go to a REAL department store."
>Thus I really looking forward to making a different type of database on
>That should be completely different and the use of it should be never
>I hope you can understand how much I am excited about you ZIGZAG program and
>its idea. I can't wait next Tuesday. OOPS, I should do my assignments.
>I apologize if this e-mail is boring like a spam mail and takes your time.
>Moreover, I'm not good at English very much.
>Jun David Saeki
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