In message <45EDE48D dot 90801 at gmail dot com>, krt <kkrrtt at gmail dot com> writes
>Neil A. Hillard wrote:
>> please keep all discussion on the mailing list so that
>> can benefit from the advice given - thanks.
>I strongly disagree with a policy of keeping all discussions public.
>It's bad form to take a directed private discussion public, especially
>with someones private details (though they may be common, this is not
>I'm all for keeping as much on the mailing list as possible but I will
>always reserve the use of discretion for my personal communications.
>If public discussion is mandatory, you're going to have a lot of
>violators. If private posts are posted public, you're going to have a
>lot of unsubscribers.
>The whole "free_trial at hotmail" bit I'll just ignore :-)
*I* do not offer m0n0wall support but I do participate on the mailing
list where possible. I do not solicit off-list messages.
The op in question e-mailed me directly a question that would have been
better for the mailing list. I have not had any previous dealings with
him and it was completely out of the blue.
There was no reason for this being a private posting.
Neil A. Hillard E-Mail: m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk