[users] please check out this forum regarding rpmforge.net

ANTHONY JOSEPH MESSINA amessina at messinet.com
Thu Jan 19 22:42:24 CET 2006

why thank you doug!

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Doug Stewart wrote:
> On 1/19/06, ANTHONY JOSEPH MESSINA <amessina at messinet.com> wrote:
>>ok,now i see what you're asking.  the reson (you may consider good or
>>bad) is that all of the system users at messinet.com are in an ldap
>>directory and their names are in caps as well as their mailing
>>addresses, to comply with the usps (united states postal service)
>>mailing standards.  i use my ldap server to print mailing addresses
>>(among other things), and postal bar codes for snail mail i send.  the
>>usps uses ocr to recognize text on envelopes and they recommend a sans
>>serif font using capital letters for recognition.  believe it or not, i
>>ran some snail mail tests to see if it made a difference.  my cross
>>country mail is routed 1-2 days quicker if i comply with their standards
>>than if i hand write or use lowercase letters.  so for 3 years now, this
>>is the standard i have set for names and addresses in the ldap server so
>>anyone wishing to use it to create envelopes or labels will be in
>>i'm not trying to be in poor form, i promise.  although, you'll notice i
>>don't use any caps in my email texts (or i rarely do).  does that even
>>it out a bit?  :)
> It just might.  *grin*

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