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Re: Removal of signature in bug#18076

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Removal of signature in bug#18076
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:32:54 -0600
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On 07/22/2014 04:21 AM, Jean-Francois Thuong wrote:
> Hello,
> Would it be possible to remove my signature in the description of bug 18076
> (

Sadly, no.  Even if we DID have power to sanitize the bug report itself,
it would NOT sanitize all the other archive services that have already
exposed your email.  And by calling attention to your gaffe on yet
another archived list
(, you have probably
just escalated the mistake. covers the unfortunate
situation of what happens when you try to erase a digital trail, and in
so doing, actually create the opposite effect of calling attention to
the mistake in a way that just silently living with it never would have

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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