Jargons of Info Tech industry

John Bokma john at castleamber.com
Thu Aug 25 23:35:38 CEST 2005


usenet at isbd.co.uk wrote:

> In comp.lang.perl.misc John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:
>> 
>> > the argument that usenet should never change seems a little
>> > heavy-handed and anachronistic.
>> 
>> No, simple since there *are* alternatives: web based message boards.
>> Those alternatives *do* support HTML formatting (often the subset
>> mentioned 
> 
> ... and generally these "web based message boards" (i.e. forums I
> assume you mean) have none of the useful tools that Usenet offers and
> are much, much slower.

Yup, Slow because of all the HTML and avatars. And you suggest to introduce 
such a thing to Usenet?

And which useful tools do you require?

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