As it happens I havent followed the findmail thread closely,
that is until a couple of days ago, when I received notice
that a findmail worm had found my list out and wanted to archive it.
Not knowing who to complain to first, I picked the name attached
to findmail.com's Internic registration. Here is what he sent back
> From hassan @
com Wed Dec 25 17:44:11 1996
> Date: Wed, 25 Dec 1996 14:42:36 -0800
> Message-Id: <199612252242 .
> From: Scott Hassan <hassan @
> To: Danny Lieberman <dfl @
> Subject: findmail.com
> In-Reply-To: <199612250327 .
> References: <199612250327 .
> Danny Lieberman writes:
> > "ebikes" which is hosted at ebikes.org is a private - i.e.e
> > closed subscription list. I will not permit any outside
> > archiving or re-distribution.
> Okay. I will note this fact.
> BTW: there is almost no way to determine that the ebikes mailing list
> is private. The INFO file does not state this fact. Our system
> parses the INFO files and tries to determine if the list is private or
> not. In your INFO file, just add "This is a private mailing list."
> Merry Christmas,
> Scott Hassan
> FindMail Communications