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- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 02:00:19 -0600
- Subject: RE: Advocacy
> I am sorry for suggesting that people should contact this company to
> talk about the disclaimer. I thought that maybe if enough people contacted
> the proper authorities they might be able to help institute a change.
> I wasn't suggesting that anyone contact the original sender to complain
> since it is clear that they have no power over this.
If I may:
On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 07:45:10AM -0800, Michael A Chase wrote:
>> >PLEASE READ: The information contained in this email is confidential
>> >and intended for the named recipient(s) only. If you are not an intended
>> >recipient of this email you must not copy, distribute or take any
>> >further action in reliance on it and you should delete it and notify the
>> >sender immediately. Email is not a secure method of communication and
>Perhaps it would be better for us all to just follow the instructions
>and notify the sender since it wasn't sent to any of us specifically.
Good point! Notify away.
Either one of us misunderstands the phrase "the sender", or YOWTWYWT. Or you're
trying to backpedal.
> I've previously floated the idea of filtering out these disclaimers on
> the overseers at sources dot redhat.com mailing list and no one thought
> it was a very good idea. So my threat to do so was just an idle one.
Idle threats and inciting people to harass contributors, great policy.
Really I'm just jealous though. Man, it would be *sooo* sweet if the only thing
I had to worry about in my life was a few lines of boilerplate text on 0.0001%
of the emails I get daily! That would indeed be the life.
Jesus Juvenile Christ.
Gary R. Van Sickle
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