Fun with Mail -- Flame Manual

Date: Wed, 27 Dec 89 19:11 EST
From: Leonard N. Foner <Foner@YUKON.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
Subject: Fun with mail (from five years ago!)

Proposed Symbolics guidelines for mail messages

BSG 4/11/84

MLB volunteered the following, 4/13/84

This exchange between Eric Weaver and Mike McMahon ensued:
Date: Monday, 2 April 1984, 22:41-PST
From: Eric Weaver <Weaver at SWW-WHITE>

Send messages calling for fonts not available to the recipient(s). This can (in the case of Zmail) totally disable the user's machine and mail system for up to a whole day in some circumstances.

Date: Friday, 13 April 1984, 20:07-EST
From: Mike McMahon <MMcM at SCRC-TENEX>
Subject: Mail Style Addendum
To: Eric Weaver <Weaver at SWW-WHITE>

Trivialize a user's bug report by pointing out that it was fixed independently long ago in a system that hasn't been released yet.

Further suggestions along these lines welcomed.