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Re: [tdf-discuss] Mail Merge to Email in Writer

On Fri, 2012-04-13 at 12:30 +0100, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
I had cause the other day to do a Mail Merge to Email in Writer.
I was horrified to discover that the Mail Merge to Email function does 
NOT call the default email client, but uses an in-built smtp function 
within Writer.
The major problem with that as far as I can see is that there is NO 
RECORD ANYWHERE of the emails sent by that process.
Surely in the days of Sarbanes-Oxley and other legislation that is an 
appalling omission?

Sarbanes-Oxley applies to financial accounting, does it not?
And the sending of an email is generally not recorded in the
financial records of a business.  What do the two have to do
with each other?  What am I missing?

I am neither an American nor an accountant (not even a
bookkeeper <grin />), so please deal gently with my

My intention here is not to resist improvements to
LibreOffice.  Rather, I am questioning the basis for your
words "horrified" and "appalling".


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