Steve yorvik.ubunto at
Fri Jan 29 18:58:10 UTC 2010

On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 17:20:42 -0000, Gilles Gravier <ggravier at>  

> Johnneylee,
> On 29/01/2010 18:12, Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>> Can we possibly not have 30 line signatures please? It's really
>> annoying and completely unprofessional.
>> It's feels like someone is applying for a job sending me their full
>> resume in a signature.
> Unfortunately, I have to correct you here. It's VERY professional. Most
> marketing, sales, business development professionals include all / most
> of their contact details in their .sig, and sometimes the company logo
> in a bitmap. My company actually has templates for all employees with
> such signatures including bitmaps. We are ASKED to use them in e-mail.
> The you have the "legalese" that sometimes gets automatically added
> which says that the mail is company confidential blah blah blah.
> So... It's completely professional.
> But completely un-geeky. And not suited to pay-per-byte connexions that
> used to be in place last century (and, I understand, still in place in
> some areas on the planet).
> He's just doing what the majority does... not what the minority still  
> wants.
> Gilles.
One other thought on this.
All this stuff and the disclaimers rarely ends up on the bottom of written  
communications so why emails.


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