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Re: Opinions on Usenet ...

From: jseymour(at)linxnet(dot)com (Jim Seymour)
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Opinions on Usenet ...
Date: 2004-11-30 03:13:43
Message-ID: 20041130031343.2ACC9430E@jimsun.linxnet.com (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> 
> Gavin Sherry wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 Nov 2004, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > 
> > >
> > > If there were a comp.databases.postgresql.hackers newsgroup created and
> > > carried by all the news servers ... would you move to using it vs using
> > > the mailing lists?
> > >
> > > The USENET community seems to think that there would be a mass exodus from
> > > the lists to usenet ... based on past discussions concerning moving some
> > > stuff out of email to stuff like bug trackers, I don't believe this to be
> > > the case, but am curious what the opinion of other developers happens to
> > > be ... would a USENET group actually be preferrable?
> > 
> > No.
> 
> Yes ... well, actually ... no.  I just wanted to be different.  :-)

Personally, I'd frequent whichever venue had the most utility.  That
being said: I much prefer the Usenet mechanism over either mailing
lists or web-based bulletin-boards for non-real-time group
discussions.

Jim

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