[OT] Google Groups in bad odour

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 10 16:31:49 EST 2008

Frank Millman <frank at chagford.com> writes:

> Hi all
> I know there have been complaints about spam on Google Groups over the
> last few months, with some members rejecting all traffic from them.
> You might be interested in this comment I got in a reply from someone
> on comp.os.linux.setup -
> "If you want to be read by a wider audience, you really want to post
> from
> someplace other than Google Groups.  Many (most?) readers of the
> Linux
> lists kill everything from there automatically."
> Unfortunately it seems that their newsgroup does not have a mail
> gateway, so I cannot use gmane. (Please correct me if I am wrong). I
> will therefore have to find a suitable news client. Any
> recommendations?
> Frank Millman

I use Gnus, I don't kill posts from groups.google.com and I don't get a
lot of spam.  When I do I just press 'Laep<enter>'.


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