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Re: Archives policy

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Archives policy
Date: 2009-04-16 19:27:00
Message-ID: 937d27e10904161227g1c0b67d6ya1e0b189b872ae3a@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 8:03 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> writes:
>> On Thu, 16 Apr 2009, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>>> (and I don't think we're going to attempt to delete pornographic
>>> messages posted months ago -- if anything of the sort happens, action is
>>> going to be taken pretty hastily).
>
>> Agreed ... there isn't any reason why someone 'internally' doesn't notice
>> it from jus scanning the lists ...
>
> I think by far the most likely problem scenario is that someone claims
> to hold copyright on something-or-other in an old message and files a
> DMCA takedown notice against it.  AFAICT the standard of proof in such
> cases is "guilty until proven innocent", so we'd probably have to cave
> rather than argue about it.  How are the copyright laws in Canada these
> days?

I don't think it's worth worrying about that scenario unless it
happens - and if it does, one of us non-usians can simply point
archives.postgresql.org at the master server in Panama. Or immediately
remove the message if it is a legitimate complaint about something we
don't want on the archives anyway.

-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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