bod at debian.org
Fri Dec 13 08:46:01 UTC 2002
On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 05:14:55PM +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
>Whilst the open source movement, and Linux, are supposed to involve a
>certain rebel elemnt, the violation of list subscribers' privacy, and,
>the clear approval of spamming, resulting from that policy, apart from
>the spamming that occurs via the list, are not what I regard as
>consistent with the respect for people, that I personally would have
>attributed to the open source movement, which (supposedly), was
>(emphasised, was, until this) supposed to be about protecting the
>interests of the little people.
"Clear approval of spamming?" Sheesh, get a grip.
Practically all mailing lists and newsgroups are archived publicly. It
is less common to have the subscriber list available, but from the
perspective of spam it hardly makes a difference once you've posted
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