Managing Electronic Messages as Records
Tue, 4 Mar 1997 13:48:21 +1100
>I'd say that in archival terms, and as a matter of government policy its
>*VITAL* that email within departments be accorded the same treatment physical
>paper and other records have.
>In a wee whiley, when digital signatures are viable, the only proof that
>something exists/happened/is authorized/was denied may lie in the email.
>This doesn't mean *ALL* lists, it means lists where officials conduct official
Agreed, *provided* AA mean that, and government agencies understand and
implement that. This is the cirg-l (official) versus pubsec (unofficial)
e-list discussion revisited.
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