[ILUG] Hmm - old ilug site?
grimnar at redbrick.dcu.ie
Mon May 15 22:03:10 IST 2000
John P. Looney stated the following on Mon, May 15, 2000 at 10:45:17AM +0100 :
> On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 10:39:09AM +0100, Guest, Ken mentioned:
> > <webmaster mode>
> > I'd prefer that we do not go down the route of password
> > protecting the public (ilug@, cork@ et al) mailing lists
> > for 3 reasons:
> > 1. Imposing passwords on those mailing lists goes well
> > against the grain and there is no good reason why
> > the solutions, support and tech conversations provided
> > in those mailing lists should not be available for any
> > one to read.
> > 2. Do you seriously want yet another password to remember?
> > 3. Considering the reason why imposing passwords on the
> > mailing list archives has been suggested it makes much more
> > sense to merely obfusicate/semimangle the email addresses
> > contained in the postings.
> > </webmaster mode>
> There is also the fact that Altavista/Google consider the ILUG archives
> very valid sources of answers to linux related questions.
The mod_rewrite rules on this page would help protect people
who may have published email address on the site.
I guess, I relate more to a satanic chicken and an over sexed
goat more than tech support people :)
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