Quoting <8127475C51D5D211A0DC00062B000D8F01052B48 at tampa.credo.ie>
by "Guest, Ken" <kengu at credo.ie>:
> <webmaster mode>
> I'd prefer that we do not go down the route of password
> protecting the public (ilug@, cork@ et al) mailing lists
> for 3 reasons:
> 1. Imposing passwords on those mailing lists goes well
> against the grain and there is no good reason why
> the solutions, support and tech conversations provided
> in those mailing lists should not be available for any
> one to read.
> 2. Do you seriously want yet another password to remember?
It'd hardly be that difficult, given that mailman sends it to us on a
monthly basis to jog our memories...
> 3. Considering the reason why imposing passwords on the
> mailing list archives has been suggested it makes much more
> sense to merely obfusicate/semimangle the email addresses
> contained in the postings.
> </webmaster mode>
Well, personally, I'd be happy with one or the other, so long as one
of them actually happens. I'm dead impressed that it took an email to
the entire list to get a response from someone operating in 'webmaster
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