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Re: [Pan-devel] headers (Re: My list of present problems with Pan.)

From: Heinrich Müller
Subject: Re: [Pan-devel] headers (Re: My list of present problems with Pan.)
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 06:50:29 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: Pan/0.135 (Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea; GIT d8bfcda master)

Am Tue, 18 Oct 2011 15:08:44 +0000 schrieb SciFi:

> I do understand the concerns about privacy when giving details in any
> post (not just/only header lines).
> Normally, I (must) remind myself to review the "More Headers" tab and to
> turn on/off one or both boxes at the bottom-left there (as the situation
> requires)
> before posting.
> But this is a pan-devel group/list,
> and I do know the information is needed during these kinds of
> discussions.  ;)
> BTW, I'm also fully aware that,
> even tho I'm using Gmane's SSL path,
> my rough location is always given in the headers it inserts
> automatically.
> I believe TOR etc. would be a (rare) way to control (lie about) such
> info.  ;)
> So, I suppose I will try using TOR etc.
> if this turns me into a true paranoid.  ;D But this kind of info should
> not happen on "normal" NNTP servers such as GN and AW.
> FWIW, relating to my earlier long posts about uploading binary files,
> I have modified the yencee script to add-in many (specific) headers
> usually of the form:
> "X-whatever: string"
> primarily intending to direct the downloaders to further info on the
> attached files.
> Such as:
> - saying to read the nfo file for
>   instructions on how to process the split files,
> - the password needed
>   (if truly paranoid about the data),
> - and other such useful items
>   and silly things to boot.  ;)
> (I'm hoping the main author of yencee
>  will see my email about this enhancement to his project.  I have tested
>  it on GN,
>  and the tests do seem to propagate thru the worldwide Usenet okay.)
> As for Pan, tho, we already have a "Custom Headers:" area directly on
> the "More Headers" tab,
> and also a similar area on the "Posting Profile" panel.
> I believe the judgefudge repo already will include those extra header
> lines during the binary postings from the "File Queue"
> (obeying the un/checked boxes on the
>  "More Headers" tab).
> Correct?
> (I've still not test it yet.)
> As things go, you'd really wonder why almost every Usenet user does not
> think to look at the headers for such extra info.
> :)

Correct in all aspects...

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