Stefan's headers [was:Names and identifiers]
On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:13 PM, Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> wrote:
> On 6/8/18 2:34 AM, Thomas Jollans wrote:
>> On 07/06/18 22:36, Peter Pearson wrote:
>>> X-Copyright: (C) Copyright 2018 Stefan Ram. All rights reserved.
>>> Distribution through any means
>>> other than regular usenet channels is forbidden. It is forbidden to
>>> publish this article in the
>>> Web, to change URIs of this article into links, and to transfer
>>> the body without this
>>> notice, but quotations of parts in other Usenet posts are
>> As discussed previously , this arguably means that it's best if you
>> don't even quote his messages if your posts are mirrored on the mailing
>> list (as most people's are).
> The restriction is absurd, and the idea that people will obey the
> restriction in the headers is absurd. If Stefan posts to a newsgroup in this
> day and age, he knows full well that his words will end up on http servers
> somewhere. He needs to get over it, or stop posting to newsgroups.
Are news servers guaranteed to carry the X-Copyright header in all
transmissions? If not, the copyright notice isn't part of the message,
and is most likely unenforceable.