[TAG] found something in the attic...
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Sat Jan 14 01:05:42 MSK 2006
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 05:50:57PM -0800, Heather Stern wrote:
> Since we don't need the addresses to be 'live' I think there's little harm in
> nipping *all* these in favor of plain names... all the time. The only use of
> knowing the email addresses at all is to know who the heck we're talking to.
The Law of Unexpected Consequences.
Half a dozen times in the last 12 months, I've wanted to ask someone
from an archived mailing list posting spotted by Google if they'd
gotten an answer to their question, or gotten the problem (which was
also my problem) solved.
I went about 40/60 because of completely hidden addresses.
It *does* have a bad side-effect.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Designer Baylink RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates The Things I Think '87 e24
St Petersburg FL USA http://baylink.pitas.com +1 727 647 1274
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