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Re: Opinions on Usenet ...

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Opinions on Usenet ...
Date: 2004-11-30 03:04:45
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> 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?
No, but I might use it from time to time. Although I abandoned newsgroups a
long time ago, they still serve a purpose.
> ...
> the case, but am curious what the opinion of other developers happens to
> be ... would a USENET group actually be preferrable?
Not personally preferable, but I feel that we should either be mailing list
only, or do things the right way, which means being underneath comp.* as
an official (moderated) newsgroup, and following the accepted standards.
(something we have always strived for in other areas). Thus, the true
question should be: do we support newsgrouping these lists or keep them
mailing list only? I'd rather do the latter than a broken implementation
of the former.
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Greg Sabino Mullane greg(at)turnstep(dot)com
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