Please don't make unfounded legalistic demands (was: [a, b, c, d] = 1, 2, 3, 4)

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Aug 26 17:09:18 CEST 2015


On 8/26/2015 5:02 AM, Jean-Michel Pichavant wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ben Finney" <ben+python at benfinney.id.au>
>>> The contents of this email and any attachments are confidential and
>>> may also be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient,
>>> please
>>> notify the sender immediately and do not disclose the contents to
>>> any
>>> other person, use it for any purpose, or store or copy the
>>> information
>>> in any medium. Thank you.
>>
>> Misleading, intimidating, hostile nonsense.

Agreed.

>> If you want to participate here, please do so from a mail system
 >> which does not make these legalistic demands.

I disagree with prohibiting people encumbered by such systems from 
participating.

> I agree with you. Unfortunately my request for removing this nonsense has been denied by my employer.
> To the point where I'm restrincting myself from posting from time to time. I will probably restrict myself even more.

How about instead you augment your signature with "Please ignore the 
boilerplate below.

> JM
>
>
> -- IMPORTANT NOTICE:
>
> The contents of this email and any attachments are confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately and do not disclose the contents to any other person, use it for any purpose, or store or copy the information in any medium. Thank you.
>


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Terry Jan Reedy



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