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Stefan's headers [was:Names and identifiers]


On 2018-06-10, Ben Bacarisse <ben.usenet at bsb.me.uk> wrote:
> Jon Ribbens <jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu> writes:
><snip>
>> I'd suggest that since the processes he's purporting to disallow are
>> entirely standard and automated and he knows full well they exist and
>> that there is no mechanism by which they could be affected by his
>> notice, the notice has little effect.
>
> The Copyright notice is probably intended for human eyes.  IIRC his
> posts don't show up on Google groups, for example, so there *is* a
> mechanism by which *some* of the headers (it may be X-no-archive) do get
> acted on.

True - many Usenet headers are intended for automated processing - but
the meaning of X-No-Archive is not even slightly similar to what he
says in his copyright notice, and so any overlap between the effect of
the former and the intention of the latter is merely coincidental.