On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 10:04:41AM -0700, JC Dill wrote:
> So, my question to list-managers: Do you support the suggestion that list
> managers/owners have some responsibility (ala robots.txt) for telling those
> who wish to mirror or archive the list what the list rules are?
> If so, do you support the idea of this file being made available 1, 2, or
> all 3 of the following ways:
> A) As a separate file that can be requested from the list server (like an
> info file) via email;
> B) A file to be found on the list server's website (like robots.txt) if
> there is a website; and
> C) Included in the welcome message.
D) Included as a header AND a machine-parseable line in the body of the
confirmation AND welcome message.
> and what should the format of this file look like?
Why not use similar syntax to the robots.txt file?