[LMB] QUOTES (Yes, I AM shouting!)

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Mon Sep 7 08:43:21 BST 2020


On Aug 31, 2020, at 8:29 PM, Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2020 at 02:25:42AM +0000, WILLIAM A WENRICH wrote:
> <snip>
>> An interesting point was
>> that, for the first time, Sandians had to have their own user names. The
>> powers that be settled on First initial, Middle initial, and first five
>> letters of the last name. Notice my email address. The fact that Sandia
>> had two Raymond W. Smiths at the time, who we had to differentiate,
>> just added spice.
> 
> Place I worked my last 28 years had a policy where email addresses were
> first initial and four letters of last name. Worked fine, except for
> the sales manager named Peter Rick. :)

Look up Scunthorpe online—that was full of unintended consequences from a nannybot.

Marina 


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