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Should you choose to send me email rather than use the above form, please note that I use spamassassin to filter out many other kinds of spam. periodical.html#bad_things . If you send me something that looks too much like spam, that software deletes it and I never see it. So there's no point sending me mail that I will never see, such as:
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Other email tips:
-- The Wanderer (possibly quoting someone else)
Quoting Styleby Richard Kettlewell http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/2000/06/14/quoting.html discourages "top posting".
Shouldn't all newsreaders reformat paragraphs when displaying, making this issue moot? No, there are many contents where the format must be preserved, e.g., postings containing tables, ASCII graphics, program source code, or poetry.
1. When you sent me email, you are requesting access to my eyeballs. Access is granted only on my terms. I choose to read my mail in monospaced 10-point text in a terminal window. I don't care if you want to use blinking underlined boldface or WingDings, it will be read in monospaced 10-point text in a terminal window or not at all.. -- "Ten reasons why I do not read HTML email" by Charlie Stross http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blosxom.cgi#rant-1
OXO Corn Holders have ``butter dams''.
DAV's family calls these ``corn cob sticker-inners''.
Other people call them
``corn knobs'' or ``corn cob pokey things''.
What wierd names does your family use ?
Cryptography: I am currently morally opposed to using cryptography to hide information. (Other ways of hiding information are fine). But perhaps I could be persuaded otherwise. See http://www.brouhaha.com/~eric/editorials/codeprotect.html for a similar viewpoint. On the other hand, using cryptography to authenticate plaintext messages is kind of interesting, but I'm thinking of opposing it on the same grounds. What do you think ?
Linguistics: At my house, we have to buy a new bottle of ketchup almost every week. Would you say
? ( "Why is ketchup also called catsup?" article by Michael Quinion http://www.quinion.com/words/qa/qa-ket2.htm )
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I hate spam, probably more than you do.
I have never sold anyone's email address.
I have never signed anyone up for any mailing lists.
I have never sent anyone spam (unsolicited commercial email).
And I never intend to.
If you send me a piece of email that I think is particularly interesting and useful to the general public, I may post it on this web site. I will try to give a correct attribution.
If I quote something from you on my web site, I will remove any "at signs" ("little snails") to make it more difficult for spammers to harvest your email address. (I apologize to anyone whose address was harvested from my pages before the day I started deleting "at signs".).
If you don't want me to put your stuff on my web site, please tell me and I'll take it down as soon as possible.
If you find on my web site a quote of something you or someone else said, but that quote was not attributed or mis-attributed, please tell me and I'll fix the attribution as soon as possible.
I'm starting to shift from email and static web pages to wiki. Perhaps you could leave me a note at http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?DavidCary or http://theconnexion.net/compass/index.php/User:DavidCary .
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