[nfbwatlk] "sent from my iPhone"

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Sun Oct 10 17:19:01 CDT 2010


In fact, I'm beginning to see emails without any signature and I confess 
that they end a bit abruptly for my taste. Oh well.

Mike

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <merribeth.manning at comcast.net>
To: "NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] "sent from my iPhone"


>
>
> It seems all smartphones have this feature. My Blackjack2 says "from my 
> windows mobile device". I turned of my signture feature.
>
> Beth Manning
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mike Freeman" <k7uij at panix.com>
> To: "NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 7, 2010 4:24:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] "sent from my iPhone"
>
> I suspect Apple put it in by default as cheap advertising pure and simple. 
> I left it in to call attention to the phone accessibility. As you say, 
> people put guide dog names in signatures and few complain.
>
> Mike Freeman
>
>
> On Oct 7, 2010, at 15:12, "Nightingale, Noel" <Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov> 
> wrote:
>
>> Mike and others to whom this question or comment applies:
>>
>> Why is it that when you send an e-mail, it says " sent from my iPhone" at 
>> the end of your messages? Why does anyone care how you sent the message? 
>> Or, is the message included as a caution to recipients that they should 
>> not hold the message up to the high standard they might if you had sent 
>> it through some other means?
>>
>> As a non IPhone user, I find this as curious a phenomenon as those who 
>> sign their e-mails with their dog guides names.
>>
>> Noel
>>
>>
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