[Corpora-List] Community-driven corpus building

John Burger john at mitre.org
Mon Apr 18 17:07:55 CEST 2011


Trevor Jenkins wrote:


> The maintainer of gmane.org
> considers a list to be open or public if he can subscribe his scraper
> account to it thereafter the content is fair game for public
> redistribution. He will accept a request from any one to scrape a list
> without contacting the list owners/operators first.

To be fair, their FAQ says this:


> Ok, I want to add a public mailing list. Tell me how.
>
> If you have any doubts about whether the mailing list wants to be
> carried by Gmane, ask the people on the mailing list first. Or at
> least the mailing list administrator. Then you fill out the
> subscription page.

http://gmane.org/faq.php

- John D. Burger

MITRE



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