[Volunteers] Re: Footers (was Re: [Techtalk] "I need to use Windows because ...")

Jenn Vesperman jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Tue Aug 13 02:14:44 EST 2002

On Mon, 2002-08-12 at 16:29, Claudine Chionh wrote:
> On 12 Aug 2002 16:13:00 +1000, "Jenn Vesperman"
> <jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au> said:
> > On Mon, 2002-08-12 at 15:46, Terri Oda wrote:
> > > There's actually some reason mailman doesn't do this by default
> > > (and it's not lack of knowing the convention), but I don't recall
> > > what it is.   I don't suppose anyone else does?
> >
> > The one that comes immediately to mind is 'hey, let's make sure we
> > inform the reader that this is a mailing list they subscribed to and
> > can unsubscribe to, and not random spam'
> I thought that, while some mail clients will remove the signature when
> replying to a message, all clients will still display the signature
> when you're reading a message, so the mailing list information is still
> at the bottom (assuming people read all the way to the bottom of the
> message).  Am I missing something else?

Good point. Maybe mailman doesn't do it because it expects the person's
sig to do it and doesn't want a double-sig?

Jenn V.
    "Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture 
        	you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.

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