anonymity, threads, signatures, and confusion

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Wed Jun 24 18:24:28 UTC 2020

On Wed, 24 Jun 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Yes, I'm aware of that unfortunate history.  However, there's no reason to make the list less useful, just to protect email addresses.
I suppose you are the list owner making this unilateral decision for 
If not, more useful out weighing email address protection, for whom 
I am unsure what  allows you  to make these decisions, define these issues 
for others, when the current decision was discussed and  the choice made.
Nothing presently prevents individuals from placing  anything they wish 
into the body of their posts.

> Adding an identifying signature (however obscure) lets folks follow conversations more easily.  If I know that the "FredQ" who posted one message posted another one earlier, it gives me useful context.
> - Rich Morin (rdm at
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