Bill Allombert on Thu, 5 Dec 2002 22:43:55 +0100

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Re: Con artists on the pari-list/Off topic

On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 10:10:06PM +0100, Leonhard Möhring wrote:
> I wouldn't rate this as completely off-topic, since it might be
> useful to find out sthing about the actual change which is wanted
> by the majority of the subscribers.

My previous mail was a test really. It was send with an unsubscribed
address and should have been rejected, at least in accordance with
<>. It is possible
that the list is misconfigured (?). The first spam was 6 month ago, iirc.
This need to be investigated.

> And agreeing to permanent public archiving? isn't this taken for granted
> anyhow? After all the public archives date at least to 1999. Seems close
> to eternity ;)

You do not need to agree: the archiver support the 'X-Archive: No' header, see
<> second technical note.

On the other hand we may be less interested to help users that do not want
their request archived, since other people with a similar problem will find the
solution in the archive only with trouble if at all.