Re: [R] Newsgroup
kjetilh at umsanet.edu.bo
Thu Apr 11 00:46:29 CEST 2002
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!
> 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:
> 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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