At 13:42 -0800 2/20/2002, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
And any decent library also has a rare books room, which IS tightly locked up. And while the content of a mail list qualifies as a public library to some degree, the subscriber addresses live in that rare book room.
That context may not match the context of other list operators, who may feel that the subscribers are out in the main stacks somewhere. Or in a drawer in the librarian's desk for "suitable" review.
John Baxter email@example.com Port Ludlow, WA, USA