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Daft Internet Stuff [Re: Returning from "vacation". (MIA?)]

[He who should not be named wrote]
> That .sig is problematic beyond just its content; it is 12 lines long and
> adds almost 1kb to each of your messages (probably longer than the
> of many messages).  Refer to RFC 1855 or any other netiquette document for
> further information.

With statements such as this:

Never send chain letters via electronic mail.  Chain letters are forbidden
on the Internet. Your network privileges will be revoked. Notify your local
system administrator if your ever receive one.

You can tell this is great advice these days. Like almost all the
Internet/Usenet etiquette and behaviour things it only serves 1 purpose - to
make the people spouting it look like old fools when 99.999% of the users
these days don't give a damn about the 'rules' dreamt up by academics in


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