Of course - both of you are absolutely correct and bring great points forward.
Which brought a possible option: maybe the Webmaster can add selection to posters: "Allow cross posting? Y/N"
This would satisfy people that want some of their posts to remain on just their own playground.
Though as we all know, links can be pasted anywhere for reference anyway.
I for one think that once published, the material should be avaliable to all those seeking answers. But yes - Continuum Force, Chiron and quite a few others chose to opt out as soon a the "MOSAIC" was created, which prompted my query.
As for me, I continuously need to refer to old posts as my brain has not had the luxury of any upgrades, and thus hold only very little on its own!
As a matter of fact, these were my thoughts then...