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Re[2]: [ga] Repost: InternetStakeholders.com

Hello L,

Tuesday, April 24, 2001, 8:46:30 PM, L Gallegos wrote:

> Actually, Sotiris, it was a courtesy, IMO.  "Unsubscribe" is really 
> simple for anyone who does not wish to participate.  According to those 
> who object to that list, there should have been no announcement on this 
> list and they should not have been subscribed to the other list.  In other 
> words they should not know about it, nor should anyone else.  

No, that is not what should happen.  NO ONE should subscribe others to
a list without their explicit permission.  Yahoo groups has a policy
against this, as a matter of fact.  Had this been a simple issue of a
list move, that is one thing, but this was an entirely different,
unofficial list, with has no relationship to the DNSO or to the GA or
to any official working group.

A single message about the list would have been appropriate, inviting
those interested.

> I disagree with you on this point (the list), Sotiris.  Since it was
> established due to the closing of WG list, subscribing those members 
> to the continuation list was not a breach and those who don't want it 
> should simply unsubscribe or ask the list manager to do it for them.  It's 
> not a big deal.  It is also not as though all GA members were subsribed 
> to it.

It is NOT a "continuation" list.  This effort is entirely private, and
despite the fraudulent perception of its official status implied in
the list greeting, it is NOT related to the DNSO in any way, and is
NOT the same list.

Best regards,
 William                            mailto:william@userfriendly.com

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