[oclug]Re: [off-list] [OT] Port 4662
dan at langille.org
Thu Jan 23 16:44:13 EST 2003
On 23 Jan 2003 at 16:29, Raymond Wood wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 04:23:34PM -0500, Dan Langille remarked:
> > On 23 Jan 2003 at 16:18, Raymond Wood wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 04:12:23PM -0500, Dan Langille remarked:
> > > > On 23 Jan 2003 at 15:53, Raymond Wood wrote:
> > > > [stuff which was supposed to be private]
> > > > A good reason for mailing list managers not to munge
> > > > addresses....
> > > > --
> > > > Dan Langille
> > > I tend to agree, though some people complain when their
> > > posts don't go to the mailing list as they expected they
> > > would (i.e. having been sent as a reply to the originator's
> > > email address).
> > The consenquences of one can greatly outweigh the consequences
> > of the other depsite both being the result of the author's
> > actions.
> > --
> > Dan Langille
> In theory, yes, although in this specific instance I don't think
> any real harm was done, do you?
Yes, that's the theory. The other way around just doesn't carry the
same potential. Both can happen, but the consequences are quite
different if the message is truly private.
Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/
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