Re: GR Proposal 2: Declassification of -private
On Mon, 21 Nov 2005 18:00:27 +0000, MJ Ray <email@example.com> said:
> Kalle Kivimaa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> The proposal guarantees that if an author wishes his/her post(s) to
>> remain confidential, they will do so. The proposal has a specific
>> procedure that must be followed to publish any -private message,
>> either past or future, and the author of the message has a veto for
>> all of his/her posts.
> A veto is not a guarantee that an author can keep a post
> confidential. There are all sorts of reasons why the author may not
> respond in time, one of which you mentioned (author no longer on
> The proposal should NOT apply to past posts in its current form.
Please feel free to author an amendment that states that the
declassification only happens when the author(s) of the email have
explicitly granted permission, then, if you feel so strongly about
it. It would round out the options presented to the voters nicely.
Walk softly and carry a BFG-9000.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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