[Fwd: Re: [META-SIG] Switchover to mailman]

Markus Fleck fleck@informatik.uni-bonn.de
Thu, 26 Feb 1998 07:16:16 +0100

Ken Manheimer wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Feb 1998, Markus Fleck wrote:
> > Is this really intended that the web page publicly
> > displays all of the subscribers' email addresses?
> > IMHO, people should have their privacy respected
> > in respect to which mailing lists they subscribe to...
> This would be a great issue to bring up on the meta sig.
> Note that you can set whether or not your own address shows up.  The
> maillist manager can also inhibit it for the list as a whole, and the
> site manager can designate the default setting (inhibited or not) for
> the entire site.  One question is, what's the prevailing preference.
> I should note that the list subscribership has been available for all
> the majordomo lists as long as they've been around - anyone can get it
> using the 'who' email command.  (Some lists may have that inhibited.)
> It's just more obvious that it's available here.  The question is what
> the default should be, and i'm open to being convinced one way or the
> other.  Would you be interested in opening the discussion to the
> meta-sig list?  Feel free to forward this message there, if you like.
> (I probably won't be following up further this evening, since i'll be
> heading to sleep shortly...)
> Ken

Hi, fellow subscribers!

Please speak out what you want! :-)