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

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Wed Aug 26 18:36:19 CEST 2015


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Angelico" <rosuav at gmail.com>
> Cc: python-list at python.org
> Sent: Wednesday, 26 August, 2015 6:11:51 PM
> Subject: Re: Please don't make unfounded legalistic demands (was: [a, b, c, d] = 1, 2, 3, 4)
> 
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:09 AM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>
> wrote:
> > How about instead you augment your signature with "Please ignore
> > the
> > boilerplate below.
> 
> Heh, I like this! Or:
> 
> """
> -- BOILERPLATE TROPHY COLLECTION
> 
> I am a collector of stupid legal boilerplate. Here's my latest
> acquisition:
> """
> 
> Then let your legal guys see one of your posts. Maybe they'll relent
> and let you not post it any more.
> 
> ChrisA

I wish I could, problem is, if the mail recipient is within the company, no legal boilerplate is added making the joke fall flat.
Nice suggestion though.

I may send it to my IT guys though, I'm sure they'll have a good laugh :)

JM


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