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Re: Quick question

On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, 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
>>> 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 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
> 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 with both you and corinna.  I wound up
having to create a fake record "Christopher/Corinna Faylor/Vinshen"
with email address "" to get around the problem.


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