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Re: OT: marking email territory? (was: Re: exim - automatic signature)

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 09:37:09PM +0100, Nicolas Kratz wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 12:06:32PM -0700, s. keeling wrote:
> > Incoming from Antony Gelberg:
> > > 
> > > I'm deploying exim for a customer.  Is there any way to automatically
> > > add a signature to all outgoing mail?  I've read the docs but as usual,
> > 
> > I'm curious; why would anyone want to do this?  Isn't all the relevant
> > information already in the headers?
> > 
> > I can see it for something like a mailing list (unsubscribe
> > instructions! :-), but why do companies feel a need to take ownership
> > of/deny liability for/??? every email sent from their system?  And if
> > they do, that would still be done better in headers, wouldn't it?
> This topic is covered in the exim FAQ[1]. Also listed there are very
> good reasons not to do so, even legal considerations. Please try to talk
> your customer out of this, it's a Bad Thing indeed.

I have tried to talk them out of it, way before posting here.  They want
to do it.  The irony is, they're a solicitors' firm.


Please don't CC me.  Also _please_ read the following before posting:
Documentation - http://www.debian.org/doc/
FAQ - http://www.debian.org/doc/FAQ/
Install manual (i386) - http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/install

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