[linux-elitists] Proposal: Roster accessible to subscribers

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Mar 26 12:23:03 PDT 2009


Quoting Aidan Van Dyk (aidan at highrise.ca):

> If Don wants, he can change the policy going forward.  To appeal the
> theoretical concerns of the "opt-in not opt-out" crowd, the current
> membership should all be flagged as "hidden" (as described by Rick
> earlier) en masse, as Don switches the settings for mailman.

This is why all telephone directories are opt-in, because everyone
understands that being omitted is normal and expected.  Of course!  
Now I get it.

Now, if only it weren't the case that public rosters are in fact
the software default.  Bummer.


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