[rescue] Proposed new mailing list rules & guidelines
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
> > 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.
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