On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Basically, they won't archive any list that doesn't want to be archived,
> but if the list is open for subscription, the list owner has to either
> notice the subscription message or opt out.
That makes sense. Either the list owner pays attention to who subscribes
or doesn't. As a list member, I know that anyone or anything can be
lurking on most lists. I really don't see a problem here.
> Hm. Yeah, I think Lars hasn't thought hard enough about this. He's a
> smart guy, though, and quite willing to work with people, so maybe someone
> here who runs a list with public subscription but that they don't consider
> public should try to explain their point of view.
And maybe we should take this discussion to gmane.discuss.
> (I consider all lists that I run with public subscription to be public
> lists exactly as described on that page, so I'm not of any help there.)
Me, too. Indeed, I've been "nominating" the lists I manage to gmane since
this discussion came up.
Jeffrey Goldberg http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/
Relativism is the triumph of authority over truth, convention over justice