Re: Fwd: [gardeners] Thhe attacment is my signature file, nothingmore.

Annetta Green (
Wed, 28 Feb 2001 17:21:35 -0500

I don't see anything either from Ron's past posts or the more recent ones.
Anne in FL
zone 9b, sunset 26
----- Original Message -----
From: Wendy Arons <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: Fwd: [gardeners] Thhe attacment is my signature file,

> Just to weigh in on this--I have a brand new computer w/plenty of
> hard drive space.  But I hate these vcards--every time I get a
> message from someone who sends them, my computer throws it in my
> attachments folder, and when I go to find an attachment I actually
> need to open, I have to wade through the "junk" (that's not to say
> that your business card is "junk," but given that I don't really need
> it, it's "junk" to me...).  It wouldn't be such a problem if my
> computer recognized that I already had a version of someone's
> business card, but it doesn't, so I end up with the virtual
> equivalent of a drawerful of the same business card. Which I then
> have to take the time to "clean out".   And, as Alan says, I'm
> nervous about them because they might be viruses--I have virus
> software, but it takes time & energy to update it regularly, and I
> don't always remember.
> So, Ron, thanks for taking it off.  I'm not quite sure how vcards are
> a useful business tool, but then again I'm not in business...
> Someone mentioned that you can configure Eudora to automatically
> delete such things using filters--can you walk us through that?
> Thanks,
> Wendy in Indiana
> >Another solution for you might be to join bckyrdgrdnrs on yahoogroups.
> >are user friendly and accept vcards, and pictures.  The other thing I
> >to bring up is, some people don't like attachments such as vcards, not
> >because it's a business card, but because the attachment could be a virus
> >instead of a vcard.  Once again, this may be a cost constraint and the
> >cannot afford virus software.  Some of the older lists even strip
> >attachments such as Vcards from any mail being sent.
> >
> >Regards,
> >-----
> >Alan        Chandler, Arizona        Sunset Zone: 13
> >
> >
> >Over 148 Rose Bushes Planted! 79 Different varieties! Never a dull
> >
> >
> >Ron Hay wrote:
> >
> >>  Dear Margaret,
> >>
> >>  I was not aware that such things as provided by Netscape for use by
> >>  business community were so unfriendly.
> >>
> >>  I took it off, as you can plainly see.
> >>
> >>  I had no idea they would hog space, since I get a great many sigs at
> >>  end of email from people, including my wife, which do not affect
> >>  anyone's hard drive.
> >>
> >>  How does it affect yours? I am puzzled....and chastened.
> >>
> >>  Ron