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Re: [vox] Lists

Hmm... from what little I know of how newsgroups work, I think
technologically it's infeasible to have a newsgroup.  Someone who knows
more can perhaps discuss its feasibility.

But having a web-based message board might be an idea -- more feasible and
more accessible, too.  So whoever wants to use the web or mailing list can
do either.  Not to mention automatic archiving.  The bandwidth is of some
concern, but probably not a problem.


On Mon, 11 Jun 2001, -/\/\/\- (Mister Resistor) wrote:

> I apologize for any repeat messages.  LUGOD generates so much mail that I
> have to clear out my mail directories (quota), and occasionally, I mess
> up some of the folders containing messages and then my reader starts to
> act flaky.
> While I'm posting this, perhaps I could make a suggestion: LUGOD might be
> better served by a newsgroup server for the 'vox' list, while sticking to
> the mailing list format for 'vox-tech' ... This way, technical issues will
> show up in people's e-mail, and the sometimes distant-from-Linux discussion
> (which I'm guilty of generating myself) can be selectively viewed on a
> newsreader.  That way, people with quotas and such could deal with the
> large volume of mail better.
> Just a suggestion from someone who reads everything in his INBOX. :]
> -- 
> Pavan xxxxxx (xxxxxx@uiuc.edu)   http://www.students.uiuc.edu/~xxxxxx
> Computer Engineering Student     University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
> "But the only thing [I] am thinking now is: 'AFTER THE BOOT SECTOR, WHAT
> DO I HAVE TO DO ??'" - Jeremy Herve, 14 year-old programming addict, on
> alt.os.development

Mark K. Kim
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