use a news server? (was Re: python-dev summary, Jan. 16-31)

Michael Ströder michael at
Sat Feb 17 04:39:08 EST 2001

Aahz Maruch wrote:
> In article <96kemo$tum$1 at>,
> Andrew Dalke <dalke at> wrote:
> >
> >Why wouldn't this work?
> The main problem is on the client side: most people aren't
> familiar with using multiple news servers, and many newsreaders don't
> make it easy to do so.

And many people are sitting behind firewalls and do only have access
to one general internal news server.

BTW: This is the same discussion like splitting
news:comp.lang.python. This has advantages and disadvantages.

Ciao, Michael.

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