Christofer C. Bell
christofer.c.bell at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 09:25:00 UTC 2017
On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 8:07 AM, Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions <
freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> wrote:
> 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." - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect
> 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
On the bright side for our friend seeking this deletion, curiosity got the
better of me and I took at look at the post he wants removed; I cannot for
the life of me figure out how that post is in any way controversial. I
mean, I can't imagine *why* the OP could possibly want it removed.
"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the
Universe." -- Carl Sagan
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