[clug] Debian sarge, XFree4 and X11

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Thu Mar 10 05:24:45 GMT 2005

So if I am the "intended recipient" (or think I am?) I can do anything 
with it I like?  That's not a very good legal notice then is it?  It 
actually hands all legal rights over the email to the "recipients".

On 2005 Mar 10, , at 4:00 PM, Robert Thorsby wrote:

> On 2005.03.10 15:29 Kim Holburn wrote:
>> Interesting disclaimer.
>> By replying and copying part of your email am I doing something 
>> wrong?  Do I need to consult my lawyer?  Can this email legally be 
>> part of the list archive?
> Clearly, the email can be replied to, copied, archived, etc., because 
> the "intended recipient" includes everyone who replies to, receives 
> from, searches archives of, etc the mailing list.
> Alternatively, since the publication (ie, posting to the mailing list) 
> is to the world at large then the world-at-large is the "intended 
> recipient".
> In the further alternative, since the disclaimer is in conflict with 
> the publication then the disclaimer is inoperative and to no effect.

Is it to any effect anyway?

> In the additional further alternative ...
> Gawd, I'm glad I don't do this for a living anymore.

Do what?  You mean you are a lawyer?

> Robert Thorsby
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