[R] Newsgroup - another try?

Trent Piepho xyzzy at speakeasy.org
Tue Sep 4 18:36:54 CEST 2001

On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:
> I don't think that was actually the proposal. Both would exist, it is just
> that those who find a newsgroup more convenient can use a newsgroup, and
> those who like e-mail can use e-mail. However, with the number of votes
> needed for the creation of a newsgroup, quite a number of people would
> have to support the idea.

You don't need votes to create an alt.* group, you just do it.  That's why
there are thousands of useless alt groups with nothing but spam in them.

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