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Re: [CORE] Egad, what a lot of spammage

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, pgsql-core(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [CORE] Egad, what a lot of spammage
Date: 2008-01-16 18:08:42
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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?
<linuxpoet> right
<AndrewSN> linuxpoet: no, I probably wouldn't
<linuxpoet> sigh

Well obviously that confirms it. So basically we leave the gateway open.


Joshua D. Drake

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