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Re: Removal of Email Address

On 9/1/02 5:08 PM, Thomas Bushnell, BSG enlightened us with:

> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:
>> On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 11:31:32PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
>>> Debian does not redact its mailing list archives.
>> It seems from looking at the URL posted that this is an unusual situation --
>> the request is coming from someone whose e-mail address appears on the To:
>> line of a message posted by someone else and CC'd to the Debian list.  He
>> may well have never wished his e-mail address to appear on the list.
> I don't think that's "unusual" or any kind of exception.  Short of
> things like libel, anything I say on the Debian lists should get
> archived, whether it's something someone else doesn't want published
> or not.  

I agree with Mr. Bushnell. I simply hope that the Debian list archives uses
some sort of email munging mechanism in the future to make the archives less
harvestable by email-grabbing robots.

Ian L.
    - Perl, Mac OS X, Zsh, Vim
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