Is there a time limit for replies?
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Fri Oct 31 15:06:39 CET 2008
On 2008-10-31, Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt at satorlaser.com> wrote:
> Rafe wrote:
>> I tried to post some follow-ups to some issues I posted in the
>> hopes of helping others, but I only get "reply to author" and
>> "forward", but no "reply" option (using GoogleGroups). Is
>> there some kind of time limit to reply?
> Two things:
> 1. Google Groups is by far not the best interface to the
> Usenet. Using a dedicated newsserver and a real newsclient
> would be much much better.
> 2. This newsgroup is actually a mailinglist with a
> mail-to-news gateway connecting it to the Usenet. Anything
> can happen with a mediocre newsclient like GG and possibly
> wacky setups of mailclient and the gateway.
Au contraire! It's the mailing list that is actually a Usenet
newsgroup to which some people subscribe using a gateway.
In either case, Hr. Eckhardt's advice is spot-on: either
subscribe to the mailing list or point a newsreader and any one
of a dozen or so free NNTP servers. Many people (myself
included) filter out posts from GoogleGroups in order to avoid
> If you are interested in this group/mailinglist, get at least
> a real newsclient or simply subscribe to the mailinglist
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