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Re: List Message Footer

From: Jaime Casanova <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, 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: 2009-03-21 01:07:24
Message-ID: 3073cc9b0903201807p57369c9csc0c7998f4dea0547@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Alvaro Herrera
<alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>>
>> > 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.
>
> There are no such programs.  Turning off footers ("signatures") is
> dangerous, because the delimiters are not widespread, so hiding them
> risks hiding important data.  Actually what some programs do is show
> them in a different, less visible color or font, for example; but I have
> never seen one that hides them completely.
>

Actually, gmails hides footers (instead puts a message to expand the
footer)... is very annoying because sometimes hides usefull
information, but...


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Atentamente,
Jaime Casanova
Soporte y capacitación de PostgreSQL
Asesoría y desarrollo de sistemas
Guayaquil - Ecuador
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