R: Re: R: Re: Delete post
conrad at watersprite.com.au
Thu Jan 19 16:24:12 EST 2012
In that case, I suggest you politely ask Derek or one of the other list
admins (I'm not sure who is formal list administrator these days) if
they'd mind contacting mail-archive.com on your behalf to request the
deletion of your posts. If you'd pointed that information out in your
first email, someone may even have obliged and spared you all this
If all it takes is an email, you may be able to convince the volunteers
who donate their time to make this list happen to do something to help
you. Ask politely, and be clear what needs to happen, and someone is
more likely to oblige. Demanding people do stuff and calling them names
does not work, it just irritates them.
Demanding I do stuff just makes me laugh at you, since I have no formal
or informal position within the Gnucash community anymore. I am just
trying to help you understand why the community is not jumping to your
On Thu, 2012-01-19 at 11:32 +0100, Libero wrote:
> From www.mail-archive.com ....
> Can I delete a message from the archive?
> We respect the wishes of the mailing list administrators. If you want a
> message deleted from the archive, you must first contact the list administrator
> to discuss the issue with that person and then have the list administrator
> contact us. List administrators may also request deletion of their entire
> the I repeat .....
> Delete my messages, cazzo !
> >----Messaggio originale----
> >Da: conrad at watersprite.com.au
> >Data: 19-gen-2012 11.04
> >A: <liberort at libero.it>
> >Cc: <gnucash-devel at gnucash.org>
> >Ogg: Re: R: Re: Delete post
> >On Wed, 2012-01-18 at 18:18 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> >> Forwarding back to gnucash-devel, where it belongs...
> >> -derek
> >> Libero <liberort at libero.it> writes:
> >> > Don't talk bullshit and delete my messages ....
> >Now that's a good way to get what you want, isn't it!
> >As Derek tried to explain to you, the (many) public archives of this
> >mailing list are not under the control of anyone involved in Gnucash.
> >The site you pointed out is www.mail-archive.com. Maybe you should try
> >contacting the owners of that site and requesting them to delete your
> >While you're at it, you also need to contact:
> >and there are probably others. These are just the ones I managed to
> >identify fairly easily. To the best of my knowledge, none of these are
> >under the control of Derek or anyone else associated with gnucash.
> >The only archive where Derek *might* be able to delete your posts is the
> >gnucash controlled one. I've never tried to delete a post from a mailman
> >achive so I don't know just how difficult it is to achieve, but given
> >that Derek is not paid to do this, and I have identified at least 5
> >other sources of this information, I don't think it is worth his time
> >and effort deleting it from there when it is going to continue to be
> >available elsewhere.
> >Sorry, but the horse has well and truly bolted. If you're really worried
> >about it, change your email address.
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