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Re: confidential mails -- was: Re: Report mergeinfo-only changes less verbosely [was: [RFC] *Greatly*improve merge performance...]

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 13:40:57 +0200

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Stefan Sperling<stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 03:55:19PM +0200, Neels Janosch Hofmeyr wrote:
>> > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended
>> > solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed.
>> > If you have received this email in error please notify the sender.
>> Consider yourself notified.
>> I've seen this before and the answer was "yes, sorry, it's company policy,
>> can't get rid of it." It bugs me nevertheless.
> See also http://producingoss.com/en/communications.html#face
>> It seems to me that, with a mail footer like this, your company policy is
>> incompatible with contributing to dev@ discussions, which should be
>> addressed. A private mail account could be used, for example.
> Some companies lock their people in so much that they can't even
> get at other mail at work...

In which case they're probably not meant to communicate outside the
company. I suggest they do not do so, or revert contributions to this
group to their evenings where they hopefully do have the rights to log
in to hotmail, yahoo or gmail.



Received on 2009-07-22 13:41:21 CEST

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