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Date:      Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:24:39 -0500
From:      "Christofer C. Bell" <christofer.c.bell@gmail.com>
To:        Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: page removal
Message-ID:  <CAOEVnYvJtAALFXQ0O686=EsbVjj02kbNd1mCqG_k3AL6oDaOXg@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20170423150728.199dffab@archlinux.localdomain>
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On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 8:07 AM, Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions <
freebsd-questions@freebsd.org> wrote:

> 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
>

On the bright side for our friend seeking this deletion, curiosity got the
better of me and I took at look at the post he wants removed; I cannot for
the life of me figure out how that post is in any way controversial.  I
mean, I can't imagine *why* the OP could possibly want it removed.

-- 
Chris

"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the
Universe." -- Carl Sagan



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