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Re: DISC: To sig or Not To sig.
Greetings to the Merry Rose folk from Robyyan.
-- g says much I agree with (because he's right) about how mailing lists
work. But then he says:
> addresses at the end of messages; of the professional lists I've used,
> few readers have their addresses in their .signature files, if they
> have one at all. Signature files have been going out of style for
> quite a while.
My experience is very different. I'm currently subscribed to >20
professional lists, some library lists, most computer oriented lists.
Use of a signature of some type, almost always including at least one
email address is nearly universal. Signatures of more than 4 or 5 lines
at max are nearly unknown.
Robyyan Torr d'Elandris Kapellenberg, Windmaster's Hill Atlantia
Dennis R. Sherman Triangle Research Libraries Network
firstname.lastname@example.org Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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