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leonardgoran
June 14th, 2005, 06:32 AM
--- In coryphaeus (AT) yahoogroups (DOT) com, "Daniel B. Widdis" <widdis@g...>
wrote:
> Most email clients conform to this standard, displaying the
originator's name...It should be incumbent on the recipient of a
message to gather such readily available information from the standard
location where such has been available since 1982.<

Dan, that's an excellent point IMO which I hadn't given that much
thought to.

>I think it would be more helpful to pursue means that encourage use of
standard behavior rather than constantly point out when people do not
do something that they ought not be required to do to begin with.- Dan<

Dan, again I think you have an excellent point there but I have to
admit that since your message was a long one I was happy to see
the "Dan" you ended your message with. If I had forgotten for a second
who wrote the message I didn't have to scroll to the top. Still don't
get me wrong--it's not a big thing at all for me. Regards, Len

John Barrs
June 14th, 2005, 06:43 AM
Dan

>>
It should be incumbent on the recipient of a message to gather such readily available information from the standard location where
such has been available since 1982.
<<

I couldn't agree with your general point more.... But (one assumes that you are meaning software when you talk about 'recipient' in
the above sentence) what do people do when their software just doesn't play the game?

The reason it doesn't play the game maybe because its old, maybe because its written badly, maybe because it is written by a
software company that couldn't give a damn about standards. (I have all three types installed on this machine!)

JohnnyB [using email; via corypaheus/yahoogroups]

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