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Times change, and what was once interpreted as flippant, is no longer so.

There's been a few instances now where people interpreted that intro reply line as condescending, so maybe it's time to change it?


On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 22:18 Sean Conner, <> wrote:
It was thus said that the Great Coda Highland once stated:
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 1:31 PM Luke <> wrote:
> >
> > No apology. Perhaps I'm too chatty, as well as very badly organized.
> >
> > Apologies then, and good luck with your programming things :) I'm out
> >
> > Luke
> >
> That was just Sean's default reply header. It's in almost all of his
> emails. Not sarcastic, not deprecating, and not even consciously done.
> It's just a little more interesting than "Luke wrote:".

  I've had that reply header since 1994.  I'm not sure why now (and only on
this mailing list) that I'm getting complaints.  Perhaps it's how I replied?

  -spc (Although when I first set it, it said "A long long time ago on a
        network far far away, The Great %s wrote:")