On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 04:47:26PM -0800, Mark Wedel wrote: > On 02/18/2019 03:56 PM, bill billy wrote: > > > Anyone else have any thoughts on the archive/history length? > > > >I personally think it should be unlimited. IMO to base a limit on > >time would prevent long term threads and to base it on the number > >of posts (i.e delete after 100 or even 1000) could cause important > >conversations to be forgotten. > >Neither the mailing list, irc or the forums have such limitations > >so I'm just not sure why there should be one for Discord.
I have no problem with the privacy, perse. I don't want to be actively tracked or investigated because out communications is now being transmited to a for profit, proprietary platform which we have zero say or rights over. > > Unlimited seems fine to me also. Partly because trying to limit it > to 2 months may be difficult - whoever is logging it may purge those > after 2 months, but if some other service is searching the web, > finds them, it could cache them forever, and really be beyond the > control of the initial logging service. > > It also seems to me that someone could take a chat log and post it > someplace else outside of any logging service. Is that against the > terms, and what could one really do about it. It does seem to me > that occasionally this happens - someone cuts/pastes from IRC and > sends it in an e-mail or bug report to provide context, and those > last forever. Though I may be confusing that with other projects - > not 100% sure that has happened with #crossfire. > > Certainly worth noting somewhere the the chat is being logged, so > it is not a surprise to anyone. > _______________________________________________ > crossfire mailing list > email@example.com > http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire -- So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998 http://www.mrbrklyn.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002 http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software http://www2.mrbrklyn.com/resources - Unpublished Archive http://www.coinhangout.com - coins! http://www.brooklyn-living.com Being so tracked is for FARM ANIMALS and extermination camps, but incompatible with living as a free human being. -RI Safir 2013 _______________________________________________ crossfire mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire