[Mailman-Developers] Proposed: remove address-obfuscation code from Mailman 3
barry at python.org
Mon Aug 31 20:25:19 CEST 2009
On Aug 29, 2009, at 1:10 AM, Bernd Siggy Brentrup wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 18:03 -0400, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> What I'm thinking is that there should be a "send me this message"
>> link in the archive, which gets you a copy as it was originally sent
>> to the list. That let's you jump into a conversation as if you'd
>> been there originally.
> Another use case comes up when coming back from temporarily disabled
> delivery where you want to participate in an ongoing discussion. I've
> always dreamed of a ml-request at listdomain function that retransmits
> any messages in References to me. It's clear that MM has to delegate
> this to the archiver.
I dream of a 'vacation' setting where you could tell Mailman the start
and end dates of your "delivery stop" and then those messages would
just be forwarded to you (perhaps as a digest) upon your return.
Almost exactly like what the US Post Office does IRL.
>> Something like this would be cool for another reason. Assuming you
>> could trust the long term storage at the archive site (enough) it
>> would eliminate the last reason why I locally archive any public
>> mailing list messages.
> ... indicating your internet connection is by orders of magnitude
> better than mine :)
And yet, it's never enough! :)
> To get on topic again: regarding address obfuscation in the archives,
> I noted:
> - obfuscate by default,
> - the archive admin may choose not to obfuscate but this fact
> will be stated clearly on every archive page à la:
> Email addresses are visible per choice of mailto:archiv-owner.
Yep, something like that.
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