I am writing you this open letter so that maybe, just maybe, the discussions and requests we have had thus far be taken more seriously.
The RR or Return Receipt feature in your e-mail program is basically frivolous. Being the recipient, in this case me, can decline/disregard the request for a return receipt as I do for every request I get, what’s the point?
I don’t particularly appreciate you wanting to know when I opened or received your e-mail — that is my business. Especially when it comes to day-to-day communications. Note I said opened/received. RR does not mean that I’ve read your message.
Why do you include an RR request with every single e-mail you send? Are you trying to babysit the person on the other side? Is it curiosity or just being nosy? What am I to think after nicely asking that you please refrain from having an RR request on every single e-mail so I do not have to decline the request each time, that you continue to do so anyway?
Back in the day, RRs could serve a purpose on important and legal e-mails where it was critical to knowing? of the receipt of the e-mail by the other side. However, today, when most simply decline these requests, know you are being more of a nuisance and risk being annoying by having this feature engaged for your every day communications. Especially after being asked to stop.
I am open to understanding why you continue to engage RRs on every single e-mail you send. I look forward to your reply.
At your service,