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Tim Franklin tim at pelican.org
Mon Jun 1 08:00:38 UTC 2009

> ROTFL what an honour ;-), as we are in to weekend mood anyway I share  
> the reason for this. When I joined Colt my signature did look like this:
> ---
> ___ ___ ___ ___   Ralf Weber           t: +49 (0)69 56606 2780
> \C/ \O/ \L/ \T/   System Administrator
>  V   V   V   V    COLT Telecom GmbH    f: +49 (0)69 56606 6280
>                   IP Services          e: rw at colt.net

As did everyone's, I think - it's great that we had such an ASCII-art-friendly logo :)

> That was used until our lawyers decided that as with real letters it  
> was their duty to design the fine print on email also. This lead to  
> what you see now below. I don't like it but am bound to use it. In the  
> signatur select box of my email program the signatur below is named "rw at colt.net 
> violating RFC1855".

I moved all my work-related mailing-list subscriptions to personal email when the legal departments started getting hold of .sigs.  It seems pretty much impossible these days to post from a work address to any external email at all without looking like an idiot.  (Of course, just removing the legal boilerplate doesn't, in itself, *prevent* me from looking an idiot, before anyone goes for the obvious...)


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