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Re: Proposed EU Directive on Electronic Commerce

  • To: Piet Beertema < >
    Richard Kettlewell < >
  • From: "Clive D.W. Feather" < >
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 13:44:31 +0000

Piet Beertema said:
>     If `"UCE" in the subject line' were adopted as a standard
> Subject lines are there to convey short information
> about the contents of a message between humans. The
> contents of a Subject line are part of inter-human
> communication and therefore subject to the principle
> of freedom of speech. Standards therefore can never
> impose restrictions.

Nonsense.

Consider what standards say about the use of Re: in subject lines.

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