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Re: List Message Footer

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, David Blewett <david(at)dawninglight(dot)net>, "pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: List Message Footer
Date: 2009-03-18 04:13:29
Message-ID: 1237349609.28462.21.camel@jd-laptop.pragmaticzealot.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 00:03 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> I'm not impressed by the argument that
> >> some folks' mail programs won't dig it out of the headers --- I think
> >> it's about as likely that they won't dig a URL out of a standard footer
> >> either.
> 
> > The obvious difference is that headers are normally hidden as
> > uninteresting metadata, whereas footers are shown as normal body text.
> 
> Programs that know what a footer is might well not do that.

What? I think what you are saying is that programs that know what a
footer that you could turn it off?

If that is what you mean, I would suggest that you are the minority.
Further if you do turn off headers, why do you care?

Joshua D. Drake

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