Mailing List Archive

To gateway or not to gateway a specific person (was: Evaluation of variable as f-string)
On 2023-01-29 15:47:47 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Jan 2023 at 14:36, Stefan Ram <> wrote:
> > (This message was written for Usenet. If you read it in a
> > mailing list or the Web, it has been stolen from Usenet.)
> I'm curious as to the copyright protections available to you, but if
> you're going to threaten python-list's owners with legal action for
> daring to rebroadcast a public post, I would have to recommend that
> you get promptly banned from the list in order to reduce liability.

Stefan had been banned for years because of this issue. In mid-2021
(wow, that long ago? I thought that was a lot more recently) his posts
started to appear again.

I don't know if this was a concious decision of the moderators, a
technical error or whether Stefan changed something which caused him to
escape the filter.

I don't think it matters. If someone posts to a Usenet group with the
full knowledge that it is gatewayed to a mailing list it is unreasonable
to expect the moderators of the list to jump through hoops to comply
with wishes hidden away in a non-standard header.

> What's so bad about mailing lists that you don't want your messages to
> be seen on them?

He's Stefan Ram :-).


_ | Peter J. Holzer | Story must make more sense than reality.
|_|_) | |
| | | | -- Charles Stross, "Creative writing
__/ | | challenge!"