On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:45:05AM +0000, Bas Wijnen wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:14:00AM +0100, Iain Lane wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 07:14:39PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> > > * Iain Lane <la...@debian.org>, 2016-09-20, 17:54:
> > > > There shall be no declassification of any portion of the debian-private
> > > > archives, except when the authors of all material being declassified
> > > > have explicitly consented,
> > > 
> > > So far so good...
> > > 
> > > > or the author is quoting only his or her own text.
> > > 
> > > Huh?
> > > 
> > > So it would be okay to declassify someone's message without their consent 
> > > as
> > > long as they didn't quote other people in this message?
> > 
> > I'm trying but I can't understand what you are trying to say here. Are
> > you talking about leaking the fact that somebody replied to your own
> > text by publishing their mail with all of their text removed and only
> > your own quote remaining?
> 
> No, the problem is a message like this:
> 
> --------------------
> From: Bas Wijnen
> To: debian-private
> 
> Bas Wijnen wrote:
> > This is very private
> 
> Yes, I agree.
> --------------------
> 
> This message fits your description ("the author is quoting only his or her own
> text"), and so it would be allowed *for anyone* to declassify it, without my
> permission.

Are you saying it should be 's/quoting/declassifying/'?

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