Finally had to plonk google gorups.

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 19:49:10 CEST 2008


On Apr 16, 12:40 pm, "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <da... at druid.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Apr 2008 08:23:50 -0700 (PDT)
>
> Mike Driscoll <kyoso... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My workplace doesn't offer NNTP, so there is no good way to browse
> > c.l.py here. And I haven't been able to get NNTP to work from my home
> > either.
>
> Hi Mike;
>
> I am half way to killing Google groups myself.  Your message, and
> allother Google groups messages, is coloured so that I can evaluate how
> much I will miss. So far it looks like it will make reading this group a
> whole lot more pleasant and so I will probably kill them soon.
>
> There are alternatives.  I run an ISP <plug>http://www.Vex.Net/
> </plug>that offers NNTP access to my shell users.  You can also receive
> this group as a mailing list which is how I read it.  Google is not the
> only option out there.
>
> --
> D'Arcy J.M. Cain <da... at druid.net>         |  Democracy is three wolveshttp://www.druid.net/darcy/               |  and a sheep voting on
> +1 416 425 1212     (DoD#0082)    (eNTP)   |  what's for dinner.

I don't think I like the email list idea all that much. I'm already on
a number of them and they fill up my box like crazy. Besides that, in
email format it's hard to follow the thread, so one moment I'm reading
about the latest ding dong and the next is a response to a post from
last week.

But I agree...there are other alternatives. I'll have to start trying
them again I suppose.

Mike



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