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Re: Alternate proposal for Declassification of debian-private archives



On Friday 02 December 2005 03.35, Anthony Towns wrote:
> (Followups to -vote)
>
> On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 08:30:37AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> > The primary reason for this is that the existing messages were sent to
> > debian-private with an expectation of privacy.
>
> As Matthew pointed out in [0] this expectation of privacy isn't really
> that strong, fundamentally because -private is open to anyone who joins
> Debian, and Debian's open to anyone joining it.

But even taking into account anybody being theoretically able to join 
Debian, a -private post being readable in tha archive is still a huge 
difference to the same post being available via google and other search 
tools.

-- vbi

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