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From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: THANKS and AUTHORS
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 06:26:50 -0600
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 8/31/2007 12:17 AM:
> Hi Eric,
> * Eric Blake wrote on Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 05:07:17AM CEST:
>> I'm inclined to apply this patch in a couple of days; the attachment is
>> intentionally munged because it includes a large number of email
>> addresses.  Please speak up if you have a different preferred address, or
>> if you don't want a raw address listed in the resulting file.  Also, speak
>> up if I accidentally omitted your name, but you have reason to be listed.
> Not that I personally care all that much, but I feel a bit uneasy
> publishing age and country of citizenship/birth of a lot of people,
> some who certainly won't read this message in the next couple of
> days if ever.  For example, libtool/THANKS only lists name, email,
> and date of paper exchange.

Good point.  I was merely copying what had been done in m4 (where the list
was markedly smaller), but I think I like libtool's approach better.

>  (The assignment papers do not specify
> a privacy policy of the FSF, which seems like a bad thing itself.)

There are some files on which are explicit in stating
that they are for maintenance purposes only, and are not to be copied into
publicly accessible locations; but you are right that I did not see
anything about what we are allowed to repost out of copyright.list.  Maybe
this is worth bringing up on address@hidden

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