Re: message from Sven Luther
On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 04:34:21PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 29 June 2007 15:51, Robert Millan wrote:
> > Please note that this message doesn't imply agreement with his methods.
> > I'm merely the messenger, so don't blame me. OTOH, I can understand
> > why a person who has been forcibly silenced would react this way.
> I don't think you can say "I'm merely the messenger". If you decide to
> forward any message from anyone who is banned from a particular list, you
> assume responsibility for its content and the effects that that message
> will have.
> Personally I do reserve the right to blame you for anything that _you_
> send to the list, be it written by yourself or forwarded on request of
> somebody else (same goes for anybody else for that matter).
> There is also no reason to accept the message as is. If there is anything
> in the message that you feel is unsuitable for the list, you should
> discuss that with Sven and, if at all possible, get him to change it,
> before forwarding it. Again, by forwarding it _you_ take responsibility
> for the content of the message.
I want to make it clear that I don't agree with the ban. I don't intend
to start a discussion over this, but I think it's important to be honest,
so I had to mention that.
That said, I appreciate that you are taking a stance that is (at least
seemingly so) disconnected from your personal involvement in previous
conflicts with Sven.
I'll assume responsability for Sven's words if that's necessary for him to
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