[TAG] found something in the attic...
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Jan 13 01:24:42 MSK 2006
Quoting Karl-Heinz Herrmann (kh1 at khherrmann.de):
> The mailing list wasn't ment to be publically available until this came
> up now.
> As Thomas I wouldnt like to have all of my posts suddenly public
> back to the time I joined tag.
I'm offering to remove from the archive any and all posts you are
capable of specifying. E.g., you could say "all posts whose "From
header matches "*Karl-Heinz Herrmann*".
> Going back to the
> beginning of tag and publish them would mean you should get permission
> or at least ask many people who are not on tag any longer.
I would go on the "forgiveness rather than permission" model: I will
cheerfully redact retroactively on request.
> - All/Many/some of us would have to go through a few thousand posts
> each and check for stuff we would like to flag for no-pub.
Could be as easy as "Remove all of mine." Done.
> - If we would agree on making it public from now on there would have to
> be a moderator (i.e. you, the volunteer) checking every single post
> before putting it through the mboxToHtmlifier for publishability.
Nope. That offer is _not_ on the table.
I have no sympathy to people who write saying "Waaaah! You incredibly
nasty, evil people! I wasn't warned in advance that my request for help
to The Answer Gang would be publicly archived, as required by the UN
Charter on Human Rights, and now my ultra-secret cubicle telephone
number has been searchable on the Web for three whole days! I'll sue
for intentional infliction of emotional distress! Someone call
But I'm willing to cheerfully excise that git's telephone number
(The TAG mailing list footer would obviously, in that scenario,
gain a few words mentioning public archiving and the excision offer.)
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