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Re: Bug#81397: [authorization] fails silently for normal users, cannot start server

On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 09:39:08PM +0200, Eray Ozkural <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr> wrote...
> What is more, I honestly did consider if there was anything that would
> be wrong to show publicly. Perhaps I assumed that everybody knew how
> unnecessarily aggressive the xfree86 maintainer is, and thus nobody
> would find hmh's remarks outrageous. As I was writing the reply I'd thought
> it had come from the list, but then I saw that it was private then I posted
> it. I thought the point I made was more important than anything said about
> the xfree86 maintainer.

You are still not getting it, arn`t you? It is not about the content at atll,
is about quoting PRIVATE mail in PUBLIC places without asking FIRST. Sorry
for shouting, but this has to be said. 

Legally, you might be allowed to (fair-use) quote private mail sent to you
as one end of the communication pipe, but we are talking netiquette 
here. Really, it is not yours to decide wheter it is wrong or not to make that
mail publicly available. It is only the authors choice. He might have whatever
reasons to not want the content to be seen by the public.


	Oliver M. Bolzer

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