yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 29 18:58:10 UTC 2010
On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 17:20:42 -0000, Gilles Gravier <ggravier at fsfe.org>
> 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
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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