Re: Usenet newsgroup

Robert A. Hayden (hayden@krypton.mankato.msus.edu)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 13:30:38 -0500 (CDT)


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On Tue, 22 Apr 1997, Matt Holtz wrote:

> I wonder if this mailing list has gone beyond the scope of a
> mail list, and into the realm of a usenet newsgroup. Maybe
> we should have a newsgroup instead of a mail list. I get all
> of these emails throughout the course of the day, and I think
> that it would be easier to parse out the stuff that I want to
> read if I was subscribed to the newsgroup.
>
> Just wondering what people think...

Then we get to get "MAKE MONEY FAST" spam. Please, no newsgroup.

Post the pressrelease to the newsgroups and let them come here, where we
can keep the conversation on track. I've never seen a newsgroup in the
last 36-months that hasn't become overwhelmed with spam and off-topic
blather.

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