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On Wed, 16 Jan 2008 12:26:03 -0500
Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Without the gateway, we'd end up with two separate on-line
> >> communities for Postgres. Doesn't sound like a good idea.
> > I doubt that there is a significant number of users on usenet for
> > PostgreSQL.
> You're very mistaken, sir. I know because I routinely get email from
> people who are using usenet to read the lists. (I can tell because
routinely does not equate to significant number of users, which was my
> instead of a cc: to the list, there's a Newsgroup: header. It's
> fairly obvious to me because when I reply, I find I have to create a
> cc: manually.) One example of a fairly well-known contributor who
> does it that way is the guy who posts as Andrew @ Supernews ... you
> want to cut him off?
Of course not but I wonder...
<linuxpoet> AndrewSN: ping
<AndrewSN> linuxpoet: pong
<AndrewSN> linuxpoet: what, you mean if the nntp gateway was down?
<AndrewSN> linuxpoet: no, I probably wouldn't
Well obviously that confirms it. So basically we leave the gateway open.
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