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- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 14:05:36 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Advocacy
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 01:38:31PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> >> > Except that now, on reflection, I think that "--LONG-DISCLAIMER-BELOW-- "
> >> > would be better... So, people, don't change your signatures yet, until
> >> > this is finalized.
> >> I would prefer something without the word "DISCLAIMER" so that I
> >> could configure it to also remove non-disclaimer ads from certain
> >> parties (see below), but that wouldn't confuse other people I email
> >> too much if I left it on my signature permanently.
> >> =====
> >> --IGNORE-BELOW--
> >Unfortunately, people with company disclaimers would probably prefer
> >something without the word "IGNORE", lest they be misunderstood by
> >overeager company watchdogs...
> It almost seems like there is a good use for mime lurking here somewhere.
> Although I did say that we don't strip mime attachments, it is possible
> to turn this on. If we had something like an X-mime-disclaimer type
> I could have the mailing list software strip that automatically.
> Then it would be up to the sender to figure out how to get the trailer
> to show up in the message. Hmm. Maybe not a good idea after all.
Yeah, I modeled the suggestion after MIME, but it seems most disclaimers
are appended automatically as part of the body of the message, so MIME is
> How about something like --END OF MESSAGE--?
On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Habermann, David (DA) wrote:
> How about --End of signature-- or --End of message-- ??
Yep, looks like we have a winner (proposed by 2 people independently)...
I suggest using "--end of message-- " (note the space), case-insensitive,
on a line by itself.
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