Posts tagged with " email"

Email Etiquette

Tuesday, 05/10/2010 ≅17:19 ©brainycat

My first email address had a a '!' instead of '@' in it. Back in the days of 300 baud uplinks and disks that cost tens of dollars per megabyte, people understood the value of brevity. In today's networks, where bandwidth flows like manna and storage space is as ubiquitous as dirt, people seem to think that every single communication they send needs to include a whole trove of wholly useless and irrelevant information.

This is my biggest email pet peeve ever:
bad signature

This, and other crucial lessons in email etiquette, are available at theoatmeal.com.



Thunderbird and Line Breaks

Monday, 16/03/2009 ≅18:09 ©brainycat

I get a lot of URLs in my mail, lists and friends and mostly from myself while I’m at work. Thunderbird, unfortunately, breaks any URL that extends longer than 1 line, and this has been annoying me to no end.