[FoRK] Re: Bad Auto-Aways

Wilkin, Kurt Kurt.Wilkin
Fri Sep 23 08:22:40 PDT 2005

fork-bounces at xent.com wrote:
> I can't understand why people don't use an email account that is
> separate from your work -- one on which you would not (could not) set
> an auto-away message. Like a free gmail, yahoo, or hotmail account.

Hmm, I've always thought this was bad form for a mailing list
in that you then have anonymous access to a personal, if not 
private, forum. Whereas, its not advertised but if you really 
needed to you could probably find your way to a phone reasonably 
close to me because I use this address. Definitely a mail / net

(Actually, ISTR that came from newsgroups, 
where it was probably an AOL/Hotmail defensive measure?)

Has it changed enough that free accounts are no longer 
automatically considered one step away from trolling?

(and, yup, weighed the free account as less acceptable than 
my (work) 12 page .sig, McQuary be damned).

Anyways, sorry, back to the fanfic:

"If you need immediate assistance, please call Renie Levin" she 
purred to Willow...

kuRt t3h n3tK0p!!!111!!

W hat atheism: a non-prophet organization...
W ould
J enna
D rink?
Creation Science: an oxymoron actually created by morons...
Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way when
do criticize them, you're a mile away, and you have their shoes.
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never
thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither
we," George W. "Shrub" Bush Aug 5, 2004
The only product that Micro$oft could produce that *wouldn't* suck would
a vacuum cleaner..

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>**If the enemy is in range--- so are you. 

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Q: How many Microsoft engineers does Bill need to change a light bulb?
A: None. He just declares darkness to be an industry standard.

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