conor at discuskeeping.com said the following on 01/09/2005 21:25:
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> Well, I think that all people who mail with their corporate accounts,
> and are
> forced to use outlook/exchange, should be banned from posting to ilug.
Eh, no. Silly ...
> Q. Why it that then Con?
> A. Well, since you ask. Its a PITA for those people replying to
> corporate email
> (I feel that pain several times each day), as every single outlook user
> in the
> world (bar one or two) post that way. I've tried to get my own team to
> and I gave up. It also is a major headache replying to customers, except
> ones with sane mailers.
So, a few trinkets here.
A/ "Corporate Email" != Outlook in all cases.
B/ If the rest of your team doesn't see the problem, we shall ban the
rest of the world from posting (where "world" == Outlook users)?
C/ Your customers have exactly _what_ to do with ILUG?
> Q. So what the solution?
> A. Do not post from outlook, use an alternative.
As you may notice, I am already ..
> Q. OK, then, what about those people with restrictions to webmail or
> locked down
> A. Oh, thats easy. They can post when they get home.
And those that don't have a net connection at home will use pigeons?
> Q. But what if they need an answer fast and have already
> justfuckingoogled for
> A. Have you not heard of irc then?
And those that may not have access to IRC to the rest of the world?
> Q. What if they have no access to irc as they work for world domination
> A. I do not like your tone young man.
I'd concur. Like I said, silly idea to begin with.
> Problem solved.
Or is it? I'm sure there should be a "To Be Continued ..." sign here. As
you might tell, I'm not in favour of blocking people from posting to
ILUG. Education is the way to go, not locking them out ...
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