Managing Google Groups headaches

Walter Hurry walterhurry at lavabit.com
Thu Nov 28 21:39:27 CET 2013


On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:50:47 -0700, Michael Torrie wrote:

> On 11/28/2013 11:37 AM, rusi wrote:
>> Do you realize that that person was not using GG?
> 
> I do but he was using usenet.
> 
>> IOW we are unfortunately conflating two completely unrelated things:
>> 1. GG has some technical problems which are fairly easy to solve 2. All
>> kinds of people hop onto the list. In addition to genuine ones there
>> are
>>    spammers, trolls, dicks, nuts, philosophers, help-vampires etc etc.
> 
> What they have in common is usenet.  Ditching usenet would solve both
> problems.

Sledgehammer to crack a nut IMO. It's only Alister who appears to suffer 
from these "multiple post" problems. And Pan is not the culprit - I'm 
using Pan on both Linux and FreeBSD without issues, as doubtless are many 
others.




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