page removal

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Sun Apr 23 13:11:02 UTC 2017

On Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:28:25 +0000, Darrick Uwins wrote:

Your post from today will be in the archive and it will be published by
Nabble, too.

So there will be several new links to the post you want to see removed,
including my reply to your request.

"The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide,
remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence
of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the
Internet." -

An around 13 years old link isn't really present anymore, until you
remember that there is this oldish link.

It would have been smarter to ask the one who runs the list off-list. I
doubt that this person would remove a post from the archive, but at
least you wouldn't have caused attention. In general posts could be
duplicated by Gmane or Nabble and anything like that.

Btw. how should the admin ensure, that you are the same person?

I've seen such requests a few times on several mailing lists and I'm
always surprised about the lack of understanding, how mailing lists


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