[tex-live] mailman archives now private?

Kaja P. Christiansen kaja at daimi.au.dk
Thu May 13 13:49:34 CEST 2004

Stefan Ulrich writes:

 > It seems that the tex-live list archives at
 > http://tug.org/mailman
 > have been switched from public to private. What that to prevent
 > spambots from harvesting email addresses? 

Yes, that was the thought behind. 
Besides, the list is not of a 'texhax' type but basically devoted to the 
development/production issues and probably of little interest to non-members.

 > search engines like Google won't be
 > able to crawl the archives

Anyone can subscribe and read the archives... And, sometimes people get
new bosses, and prefer not to have old postings plastered all over Google.
What do others think?


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