Date: 18 Sep 2002 03:15:27 GMT
From: davehinznopsamcop.net
Subject: Re: Site going down.


Someone who looks an awful lot like Bob <uctraingNOSPAMnopsamanet.com> wrote: > On 17 Sep 2002 21:37:51 GMT, davehinznopsamcop.net wrote: >>If I get an email from, say, James Crumlish, and it's addressed to me, >>it is not my place to decide to share that. If James Crumlish makes a >>post here or in some other public forum, he has chosen to distribute it >>widely. The author selects distribution. > So, by your rules, any email from a "person", even when representing > a business, is private ? > (I'm not questioning your position, just trying to understand if > I have it right) Maybe the best way to look at it is by intent of the sender. If they send it with a reasonable expectation that it's meant for one person, then it's a private communication. If I write an email or letter to the editorial page, I can reasonbly expect that it can be published. If I ran a website where some guy came in and violated several rules on a couple of occasions, and emailed him to say "look dammit, the rules are blisteringly obvious, knock it off", then I don't think that there is any expectation that it is for a wider audience. I also can't see any scenario where, if that were to happen, where the public posting of a message intended for one person, would help the situation in any way. But...I'm sure my mere reply is annoying our cowardly, anonymous troll. Dave Hinz

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