Mail etiquette (was: What is this mean by this term)

Murray Taylor MTaylor at
Fri Jan 19 00:48:16 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Albrecht [mailto:gregoryba at] 
> Sent: Friday, 19 January 2007 11:42 AM
> To: Murray Taylor
> Cc: freebsd-questions
> Subject: Re: Mail etiquette (was: What is this mean by this term)
> On 18/01/07, Murray Taylor <MTaylor at> wrote:
> >
> > > "Top posting" is only one issue.  Others of great importance are
> > > trimming your posts, not breaking the lines into tiny 
> fragments, and
> > > not writing one-line paragraphs.  Your .sig is a good example of
> > > things that people should remove from replies.
> > >
> > > Greg
> >
> > Exactly! And not only my .sig which I do have control over whether
> > I add it or not, and also the #@$%^%# stupid corporate 
> disclaimer also
> > (over which I have no control).... sigh
> >
> > mjt (no .sig)
> since i seem to be in the mood to muddy the waters today:
> have you considered using a mail address outside of your corporation?
> one which doesn't automatically add that disclaimer. i've never been
> fond of using my work email address for anything outside of work, but
> that's me. maybe this is an obvious answer but it is one way to please
> the etiquette overlords.
> -g
> -- 
> Greg Albrecht (gregoryba at

I started using the lists from work years ago when I was
establishing the FreeBSD servers and it was easier to get
Q&A stuff done... Since then the weenies have come along 
and changed out a perfectly servicable Postfix / Cyrus
mail system with M$ Exchg(barf), and the beanies wanted the 
disclaimers ......


mjt ( .sig applies here ];-0 )
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
--Albert Einstein 
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