[plug] Physical to digital mail scanning service?
bret at busby.net
Thu Jul 22 13:26:26 WST 2010
On Wed, 21 Jul 2010, Tim Bowden wrote:
> Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 20:43:06 +0800
> From: Tim Bowden <tim.bowden at westnet.com.au>
> Reply-To: plug at plug.org.au
> To: plug at plug.org.au
> Subject: Re: [plug] Physical to digital mail scanning service?
> On Wed, 2010-07-21 at 12:47 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
>> On Wed, 21 Jul 2010, Peter wrote:
>>> On the other hand, what if 'Grandma' sends you $50 in a card for your
>>> birthday..... and all you get is a scanned copy?
>> I seem to remember mention in one of "The Goon Show" episodes, of
>> payment being made with a photostat of a 50 pound note, for which a
>> photostat of a receipt was given.
>> As parliamentary proceedings appear to make "The Goon Show" appear
>> formal and authoritative, no doubt, in Australia, a scanned image of a
>> $50 note that was sent in a card (it is illegal to send cash through
>> postal mail, but not via email), would be accepted (and, the reserved
>> bank does not seem very bright, anyway).
> Brett, you are lucky this list prohibits the abuse and derision of list
> members in the way you typically dish out abuse to those institutions in
> our society that we all rely on. The content of your post has no
> relationship whatsoever with the purpose of this list. Please refrain
> from posting such garbage.
> Tim Bowden.
You are wrong on all counts.
But, why let the truth get in the way of "the abuse and derision of list
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