laboratoriumratje at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 16 02:45:05 CDT 2011
I agree, sorry to have asked, but at least I asked.
Won't bother again about this.
> Subject: Re: Re:
> From: mpm at selenic.com
> To: adrian at cadifra.com
> Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:06:20 -0500
> CC: mercurial at selenic.com
> On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 23:53 +0200, Adrian Buehlmann wrote:
> > On 2011-06-15 21:14, Kevin Bullock wrote:
> > > On 14 Jun 2011, at 7:38 AM, ratje .. wrote:
> > >
> > >> Dear Mercurial users
> > >>
> > >> Accidentaly I put my ipaddress in one of my posts and now it's all
> > >> over the internet. Can I or someone remove that ipaddress please?
> > >> Pretty stupid of me, but hopefully it is possible. To whom can I
> > >> adress this question?
> > >
> > > IP addresses are not private. Any attempt to keep it secret is going to
> > > be futile (short of only ever using Tor for Internet communications, and
> > > even that is questionably effective). Every single HTTP server you point
> > > a web browser at, for example, knows your IP address.
> > Not very friendly to post the IP again - whatever your opinion about
> > that topic may be.
> For the record, it's been my long-standing policy NOT to expunge trivial
> personal data from mailing lists archives I manage. It's tricky,
> error-prone, time-consuming, and ultimately futile work and punishes me
> for managing a free public forum.
> So if for some reason you post your credit card number here, you should
> just go ahead and cancel it. It's easier for you to get a new card than
> for me to fix your error, and hey, it's your mistake, not mine.
> Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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