Down with tinyurl!

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Tue Sep 21 03:52:24 CEST 2010


On 09/20/10 20:12, John Bokma wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano<steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au>  writes:
>> On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:25:09 +0000, Tim Harig wrote:
>>> Usernet users also have the right to use the X-No-Archive header field.
>>
>> They do? Is that right enshrined by law somewhere? Can I go to jail for
>> human rights abuses if I archive X-No-Archive posts?
>
> I think they do have the right to use it as you have the right to ignore
> it ;-)
>
> I never saw the point of the whole X-No-Archive: Yes thing. What happens
> if I quote such a message? It's archived, right?

The point?  It's much shorter than 
"X-Stick-your-fingers-in-your-ears-close-your-eyes-and-yell-la-la-la-ignorantly-hoping-people-will-delete-this-message-after-some-arbitrary-period-of-time: 
Yes".

-tkc






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