RE: Usenet newsgroup

Adam Haberlach (HaberlaA@testlab.orst.edu)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 13:04:02 -0700


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From: Matt Holtz [SMTP:holtz@pp.msu.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 1997 11:06 AM
To: deschall@gatekeeper.megasoft.com
Subject: Usenet newsgroup

>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...

Newsgroup, no. It might be worth it to set up a weekly (or
bi-weekly) digest list including statistics and update
information. We'll probably want to split the list up a bit
once we get to around 2000 people, too. That seems to be about
the point where random traffic gets annoying.

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Adam Haberlach haberlaa@ucs.orst.edu
http://www.engr.orst.edu/~haberlad
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