Down with tinyurl!

Steven D'Aprano steve-REMOVE-THIS at cybersource.com.au
Thu Sep 23 01:25:28 CEST 2010


On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:17:54 -0700, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 20:12:01 -0500, John Bokma <john at castleamber.com>
> declaimed the following in gmane.comp.python.general:
> 
> 
>> 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?
> 
> 	Compliant clients (like Agent) will echo the X-No-Archive: Yes in
> YOUR reply -- so it too will be deleted at some point in time.

WHAT???

That's just wrong in every possible way. Just because I'm replying to 
somebody who wants X-No-Archive doesn't mean I want that foolishness to 
infect my post.

Thank goodness that my client isn't compliant with that truly awful 
behaviour. Some standards are just *bad*.




-- 
Steven



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