AOL: You've Got 5.0!

America Online's latest software piles on the features, giving the people what they want

America Onliners, rejoice! With last week's release of Version 5.0--the latest upgrade of AOL's popular operating software--you can do what everyone else on the Net has long been doing: automatically append a "signature file" to outgoing e-mail. Think of sig files as the bumper stickers of e-mail--your chance to personalize your messages. While mine has always been simply name, rank and fax number, the best sig quote I ever saw was the whimsical "I'd like to die in my sleep with a smile on my face like my granddad, rather than screaming in terror like his passengers."

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