Re: Alternate proposal for Declassification of debian-private archives
Quoting Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com>:
> * The team will automatically declassify and publish posts made to
> that list that are three or more years old, with the following
> - the author and other individuals quoted in messages being reviewed
> will be contacted, and allowed between four and eight weeks
> to comment;
What is this supposed to mean? If no comments have been made by the
author for eight weeks, messages will be automatically declassified?
It looks like a kind of opt out to me.
> - posts that reveal financial information about individuals or
> organisations other than Debian, will have that information
> - - requests by the author of a post for that post not to be published
> - will be honoured;
> + - If the author makes a resonable case that some material is
> + sensitive, then that material is redacted from that post and any
> + other post where it has been quoted
Why is this necessary in addition to the following paragraph? Maybe I
did not understand correctly.
> + - If the author indicates he does not wish to be associated with a
> + post, any identifying information is redacted from that post,
> + and any quotes in subsequent posts, but the rest of the material
> + is published.
> - posts of no historical or other relevance, such as vacation
> - announcements, or posts that have no content after personal
> + announcements, or posts that have no content after
> information is removed, will not be published, unless the author
> requests they be published;
> - comments by others who would be affected by the publication of
> the post will also be taken into account by the declassification
> - the list of posts to be declassified will be made available to
> developers two weeks before publication, so that the decisions
Two weeks is too short to review, IMO.