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Tue Aug 28, 2012, 08:43 AM

Poetry lesson for today. (Please read, this could be very important in your life.)

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.


---The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

What it means:

Once you have sent an email, you can’t undo it. No matter if you do a “Recall” and it’s successful. Its ghost is still out there somewhere, somebody could’ve read it/saved it, in the nanosecond between your SEND and your RECALL. Someone probably did.

What THAT means, in practical terms:

Think carefully before you hit SEND.

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raccoon Aug 2012 OP
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Tue Aug 28, 2012, 09:11 AM

1. What is this bullshit?

 

On edit: "D'OH!"

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Tue Aug 28, 2012, 09:18 AM

2. One of the biggest failings of computer design over all these years...

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... is the inexplicable failure to incorporate a functional "OHSHIT!!!" button into the keyboaard.
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