Thus spake Von Rospach:
| Why all my archives are now behind passwords. It stops the robots and
| spam harvester bots, and to be blunt about it, if a person wants to
| manually harvest my list, I can't stop him -- but I simply don't see any
| of that, and I do see the machines trying.
I've only one list archived, and it, too, is behind a password. Nobody ever
writes to me for the password (I announced it in my farewell letter as the
list closed), but I don't know whether that's because people remember it or
because nobody goes to the archives. (Long story, but there's no hit counter
there and there won't be one.)
So, Chuq, may I ask: do you get a lot of "What's the archive password?" re-
quests from list members or others with legitimate rights to visit them?