I like and prefer this option, myself. With one particular concern: that
those who are not inclined to politely ask need something like being told
not to archive a particular list. Some, sadly, will probably go ahead,
At 04:32 PM 12/22/96 -0800, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>Brewster Kahle (sp?) of archive.org has suggested a header line that
>basically says "Do Not Archive This List."
>I dislike the idea, because it seems to me that makes the default
>"Archive This List Unless The List Admin Has Heard Of Brewster's Header
>Line" -- in other words, the default is for the list to be archived
>unless you do something different.
>I firmly believe that legitimate archivers will ask _first_ before
>slurping up your stuff (what do they have to fear otherwise?). Thus
>anything that makes the default "slurp first, ask later" is
>objectionable to me.
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