Leah Farber's Username and Password

Evan Platt evan at espphotography.com
Thu Mar 11 18:32:28 EST 2010


How many e-mails have you seen with huge HTML  sigs from say Oracle and 
a number of other large companies?

How many e-mails have you seen where the person said "I need to have 
this running by 5 PM TODAY!! ?

I don't think it's unrealistic to assume (yes, I know what assume means) 
that a number of companies have either installed or told employees to 
install Pidgin, and then perhaps unknowingly told them either "Look 
under Help / About" or "Contact support at pidgin.im for help." Or, the 
user simply went to help / about themselves. I really don't believe any 
/ all of the above is unrealistic.

On 3/11/2010 3:19 PM, David Woolley wrote:
> No IT department I've come across would give blanket permission for end
> users, particularly non-technical ones, to contact software vendors
> directly for support; it would just cause too many configuration
> management problems for them. (Many would consider IM clients banned
> software - mine do.)



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