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Re: [ANNOUNCE] USENET vs Mailing Lists Poll ...

From: "Max" <maxdl(at)adelphia(dot)net>
To: <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] USENET vs Mailing Lists Poll ...
Date: 2004-11-30 16:12:06
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-general-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> [mailto:pgsql-general-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Bill Harris
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 9:50 PM
> To: Marc G. Fournier
> Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [GENERAL] [ANNOUNCE] USENET vs Mailing Lists Poll ...
> "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> > "If there was an official newsgroup for postgresql, would you switch
> > to using Usenet from using the mailing lists?"
> > As a side note, for those that do vote 'yes', please note that there
> > is an official pgsql.* hierarchy gated from the mailing lists, that is
> > available at, if you do wish to use a news reader
> > vs a mail reader ...
> FWIW, I voted yes, but my vote depended upon it being a
> comp.databases.postgresql.* hierarchy, done according to USENET
> guidelines.  I sense that would be a lot more important for PostgreSQL
> in the long term and a lot more sustainable in general than a pgsql.*
> hierarchy.  It's been my experience that processes done outside the norm
> tend to have extra problems along the way that cost more than the
> immediate gratification is worth, even if it does seem more painful at
> the time.
> My $0.02.

me too. Funny how the YES vote got interpreted for us.

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