[rescue] Proposed new mailing list rules & guidelines

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Sat Jun 26 21:06:24 CDT 2004

On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 09:42:36PM -0400, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>    This is a rather thorny issue, and may be open to rather hostile
> response by "intellectual property" companies (like Intergraph,
> ex-makers of the above-mentioned Clippers (even though they bought
> the technology from Fairchild)) that specialise in, and make their
> living from, lawsuits.  Quite honestly, I'm not exactly sure how
> to approach this, but I have a sneaking suspicion that any notion
> of a "policy" shouldn't be codified because it might bite somebody
> at some point.  I suspect that common sense should rule here.  That
> said, "Rescue" should most assuredly *NOT* become a "warez" purveyor.

I'll just leave it as-is, then.  We can address any single instances that
come up.

> >   converted to plain text (and any attachments removed) before delivery
> >   to the list.
>    Darn good idea.

I've been doing this for over a year. :)

> > I'll post the current version on http://www.sunhelp.org/listrules.txt 
> > in the next five minutes.
>    So my "helpful" suggestions have already missed the window, eh?

No, your suggestions made it into the version that's up right now.  Thanks.


bill bradford
austin texas

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