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[vox] Merits of x-no-archive (was on vox-tech: Calculating partition sizes



moved to vox since the discussion went non-tech.

I know I can use the x-no-archive header.  The problem isn't my posting,
but people who are gonna quote my posting in their replies.  If the
threads following a posting can also be unarchived by the header I would
use the feature but it's useless unless everyone respects the poster's
original header, and as murphy's laws go not everyone will respect the
poster's x-no-archive, either because they don't know how to use the
header, don't care, don't know any better, by accident, or whatever.  It
could be useful but it's not a feature I trust completely so I won't use
it unless I got no other choice.  It's unfortunate :(

-Mark

On Wed, 14 May 2003, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> On Wed 14 May 03, 12:15 AM, Mark K. Kim <markslist@cbreak.org> opined:
> > Quite quite interesting.  I was having problem because, for foolish
> > reasons, I was trying to store a 4 gig partition into a 1 gig partition.
> > Silly, silly me.  Anyway, I wanted to know how to figure out the partition
> > sizes anyway for a while so I figured I'd figure out this size-calculating
> > puzzle once and for all.
> >
> > I don't wanna post my partition information since I don't want it to be
> > archived forever by the Internet for all the world to review,
>
> side note:
>
> you can use:
>
>    X-No-Archive: yes
>
> or
>
>    Archive: no
>
> to prevent the email from getting archived.  actually, i just
> implemented the 2nd one a few days ago.  i should probably test it.  was
> going to, but got so busy i got side tracked.  i'll prolly do it on
> vox-outreach since it's a relatively small list compared to vox and
> vox-tech.
>
> as i understand it, many lists used to use "X-No-Archive:" but
> "Archive:" is becoming more in vogue.  probably because people aren't
> fond of the double negative.
>
> pete
>
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