On Mar 26, 2005, at 11:03 AM, Gmane Administrator wrote:
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I got the message above describing how Code4Lib has been added to a
thing called Gmane.
Apparently Gmane is a mailing archiver and usenet news feeder. I have
no secrets, and I don't really mind this sort of thing happening to our
list, but what do y'all think? Should I do nothing, or should I try to
remove Code4Lib from their archive?
Eric Lease Morgan
University Libraries of Notre Dame