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Do you send a ‘For the record’ email when you disagree?
  v5.0 Posted at 13/04/2015 11:39 AM by Ulysses Maclaren
When you disagree with something, you must send an email to the person you disagree with and CC all the people involved, because:
  1. Later down the track you can say: "I told you so" ;-)
  2. People read it later, after they cooled down from the meeting, and see it as useful input.
"I knew it, we should never have used Silverlight for the Northwind project. "
Bad example
"For the record, I disagree doing the Northwind Project in Silverlight, I recommend doing it in Flash, because ...."
Good example
Start your email with the words “For the record,” so that you can find it more easily in the future.

This is also a good thing to do if you have an ethical problem​ with a task.

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