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Date:      Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:07:28 +0200
From:      Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: page removal
Message-ID:  <20170423150728.199dffab@archlinux.localdomain>
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On Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:28:25 +0000, Darrick Uwins wrote:
>https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2004-June/050247.html

Your post from today will be in the archive and it will be published by
Nabble, too.

http://freebsd.1045724.x6.nabble.com/freebsd-questions-f3696945.html

So there will be several new links to the post you want to see removed,
including my reply to your request.

"The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide,
remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence
of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the
Internet." - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect

An around 13 years old link isn't really present anymore, until you
remember that there is this oldish link.

It would have been smarter to ask the one who runs the list off-list. I
doubt that this person would remove a post from the archive, but at
least you wouldn't have caused attention. In general posts could be
duplicated by Gmane or Nabble and anything like that.

Btw. how should the admin ensure, that you are the same person?

I've seen such requests a few times on several mailing lists and I'm
always surprised about the lack of understanding, how mailing lists
work.

Regards,
Ralf



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