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RE: st: Silly addenda

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Silly addenda
Date   Thu, 10 Jul 2008 17:56:09 +0100

This is getting rather convoluted. 

You can only post to Statalist from an account that is subscribed to

You can read Statalist posts without even being a subscriber by the
simple expedient of looking at the archives. In some ways that is
easier, in some ways more awkward, but that's a different matter. 


David Radwin

True. However, one could, for only a small expenditure of time, 
obtain and use a free additional email account that does not add 
boilerplate legal disclaimers or advertisements for the purposes of 
posting to Statalist. I think gmail would be an example. One could 
still read Statalist from their corporate account, although I think 
they would have to be subscribed to both accounts or set the free 
account to forward incoming Statalist messages to the corporate 

At 10:13 PM -0400 7/9/08, Michael Hanson wrote:

>Moreover, it may be worth noting that a great many corporate e-mail 
>systems insert similar boilerplate into a message only after the 
>user has composed and "sent" it, and only if it is going to an 
>external e-mail address.  Furthermore, in most of those cases (such 
>as my employer, which is not the address I use for Statalist), there 
>is *no way* for the user to disable this "feature".  Alas.

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