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Re: Is email really that hard?

On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:03:03AM -0500, Steve Kinney wrote:
> LOL - don't let the door hit yez in the ass.


> So let's see - Signing posts was not mentioned as a Good or Bad thing,
> but given what list this is, signing /has/ to be at least tolerated.
> That means hard wrapped text with broken hyperlinks, if they are at
> all long:  Copy and paste twice to use the broken link, plus working
> around quote marks if the URL is in a reply.  Where a looooong URL and
> a shortened version of same are both present, why/how is a shortlink a
> Bad Thing?

And, of course, the answer is no. Just to be sure, to be sure ..

> Of course, if /only/ a shortlink is given, that presents issues with
> 3rd party tracking and potential abuses, i.e. spam, blinded direction
> to sites hosting exploits, etc.
> Here's a comprehensive list posting how-to, which includes /some/
> guidance that's not usually considered relevant per CPunks community
> standards:
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/MailingListEtiquette#Mailing_List_Etique
> tte
> =or=
> https://tinyurl.com/jputln4