LISTBIZ:Return address

Subject: LISTBIZ:Return address
From: John Glenn <sfarmh1 -at- SCFN -dot- THPL -dot- LIB -dot- FL -dot- US>
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 1996 16:53:42 -0400

Pity the email novice with MS-Mail and W4W V3.11.
Click on buttons, icons, menu headers, et al 'til the cows come home
and the sender info remains hidden.
True, you can REPLY, but if you want to initiate something ...
Worse, MS-Mail (seems to) lack any facility to capture an address. *
So your mail utility failed to include a ^signature^ function. Most
shells (e.g. Windows, Mac deskop, XWindows, etc.) permit
cut-and-paste. Create a sig in (say) Notepad, save it as
^sig^ (sig.txt for DOS/Windows) and either paste it into the
new mail or import it into the mail - whatever the utility accommodates.

* Find the address by elevatoring (why not, we are told to ^OFFICE,^ and
a client instruction tells the reader to ^STATUS^ a trouble
ticket) -- sick, right ?! -- down past the end of the message --
there, at the foot of the message is a line reading
Buried away in the information that follows is a line starting with
the word
Sender: and followed by the name of the sender and the email
address in angle brackets (lazy carets?) <>.
BTW, this information is especially valuable when a posting bounces.

jglenn -at- trecom -dot- com
johnfglenn -at- aol -dot- com
johnfglenn -at- gnn -dot- com


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