A Plea for sanity when posting to this list.

Gerard Sharpe gerards at hunterlink.net.au
Mon May 16 06:36:42 UTC 2005

> > Possibly just one other addition to the list, which is:
> > Could contributors refrain from posting any form of attachment, whether
> > it is HTML, GPG signatures or "smart mailers"?
> I agree. I don't know what these signatures are for, but they do have
> ill effects, other than cluttering the e-mail, in that I tend to ignore
> any attachments now.
> Recently someone on this list sent me (genuine) attachements without
> explicitely refering to them in the body of his e-mail, and I didn't
> even notice the attachment, I just assumed that it was yet again a
> signature, and didn't even look at what was actually  attached.
> Then "did you see the attachment I sent you ?" ... "What attachement ??"
> "You didn't get it ?"  "No sorry, please resend"  "oh I see, my mistake,
> I thought/assume it was yet again one of these annoying signs, so I
> didn't look at what was attached !".
> --
> Vince 

amen to that :)

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