Leah Farber's Username and Password
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Fri Mar 12 03:16:07 EST 2010
Evan Platt wrote:
> How many e-mails have you seen with huge HTML sigs from say Oracle and
> a number of other large companies?
I've seen both, but I'm not aware of them coming in combination. There
are those who say they are desperate, but I get the impression that they
are often outworkers, particularly for companies that exploit housebound
people, operating on almost a franchise basis.
There are also a lot of people with the big corporate logos, and often
with job titles which do not match the quality of the support requests,
but my suspicion is that those are people with illicit, or tolerated,
installations for personal use. Because they think they are talking toa
a confidential help desk, these people are happy to ask questions that
reveal their mis-use of their computers.
There may be counter examples, but they haven't stood out to me.
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.
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