ggrothendieck at yifan.net
Thu Apr 11 01:21:50 CEST 2002
You don't have to access the newsgroup via google. You can
download all the news from a newsgroup using a news client
such as Netscape's news client, pine, Outlook Express (Windows)
or Forte FreeAgent (Windows). This works very similarly to how
Also, it would be possible to have the newsgroup and the email
list at the same time such that anything posted to one automatically
shows up on the other too. That was what I meant when
I referred to a gateway.
On 10 Apr 2002 at 18:46, Kjetilh Halvorsen wrote:
> This topic has arised before, since then I larned about google groups, but
> it is still a fact that there are no newsserver (google or otherwise) on
> this continent, and reading newsgroups is little more than waste of time.
> With a mailing list I can take down all mail, and close telephone
> connection, reading offline.
> I vote strongly against a newsgroup!
> Kjetil Halvorsen
> > This morning I had 37 messages from the r-help list in my mailbox. I
> > think its becoming excessive for an e-mail list.
> > I wonder if whoever looks after this list could either move or gateway
> > it to a usenet group?
> > That would also eliminate the need for special purpose archiving and
> > searching facilities since the site:
> > http://groups.google.com
> > would automatically provide that. That site also allows one to both
> > read and post via the web (with a delay of several hours) in case one
> > does not care to use newsgroup software.
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