[linux-elitists] Proposal: Roster accessible to subscribers
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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