[OT] Re: Best practice for periodic key change?

Jerome Baum jerome at jeromebaum.com
Sat May 7 22:47:41 CEST 2011

On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 22:38, MFPA <expires2011 at ymail.com> wrote:

> On Saturday 7 May 2011 at 8:50:45 PM, in
> <mid:BANLkTi=Tg4Z7MkwTNZtwLHpjmHfFznwH3A at mail.gmail.com>, Jerome Baum
> wrote:
> > We weren't talking about fraud and deception. Only
> > about lying -- rather, telling an untruth, which you
> > may or may not be doing intentionally. But it is still
> > an untruth if the form implies that the date is the
> > dated the signature was placed -- rather than an
> > instruction to make the amount available after that
> > date.
> Lying *is* deception. And your words "unless there is intended fraud"
> appeared to me to be a reference to fraud.

So, you are now talking about appearances and intentions? Also, since when
is this a list where we discuss writing style? Didn't you say "Jerome Baum
wrote" above? I think you get my point.

> As for the meaning of the date, whether it is supposed to mean the
> date the signature was written or the date the instruction to pay
> becomes effective or simply the date the cheque is issued to the payee
> is unclear to me - and probably varies around the world. UK banks have
> told me all three versions at various times. The one I heard
> originally (and most often over the years) is the effective date of
> the instruction to pay. YMMV.

I would trust the fine print over any of these versions. That's what I meant
with banks being incompetent.  I might read through my fine print later to
find out. If I do, I'll post here.

Jerome Baum

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