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Re: Quick question
- From: Jeff Mincy <mincy at rcn dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 19:08:47 -0500
- Subject: Re: Quick question
- References: <20021209184647.GA2355@redhat.com>
On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, email@example.com wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 10:00:18AM -0500, Jason Dufair wrote:
>>Randall R Schulz wrote:
>>>By the way, what is this business of putting individuals' names into a
>>>firstname.lastname@example.org email address? I think that's a pretty questionable
>>>tactic. I doubt Chris Faylor equates himself with the Cygwin project
>>>no matter how much of his professional effort is devoted to it.
>>>Similarly, putting a user's name into the Cygwin mailing list address
>>>hardly seems appropriate.
>>FWIW, this may be a Mozilla artifact. Mozilla collects addresses from
>>mail you read, and somehow I've managed to also get Christopher's name
>>associated with email@example.com in my address book.
nope, not an mozilla artifact.
> Yeah, look at my From above. I do this fairly regularly to thwart
> people who subvert the Reply-To.
> So, it's no surprise to see my name associated with a cygwin at
> cygwin.com in a To:. I certainly am not offended by it in any way.
I understand why you do this, but, I kind of wish you didn't.
I use bbdb in XEmacs to track email addresses. bbdb broke badly when
it associated firstname.lastname@example.org with both you and corinna. I wound up
having to create a fake record "Christopher/Corinna Faylor/Vinshen"
with email address "email@example.com" to get around the problem.
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