On 8/17/02 6:44 AM, "Tom Neff" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Google Groups isn't USENET. It's a USENET archive, which is a much
> I don't want to drift off into semantics here.
I'm trying to avoid that, too, but the problem I have is we're both agreeing
that ot make USENET usable today, we have to gateway it into something
entirely different and use it over there. That's like saying "I really like
mailing lists, as long as you gateway into gmane where I can read them with
That's a falsehood -- if that's what you believe, you don't LIKE mailing
lists. You like the content, but not the delivery mechanism, and we get back
into that hammer/nail thing -- the content is not the delivery mechanism...
I'm trying to avoid us equating "usenet content" with "usenet", and "reading
usenet content in a different environment that works" with "usenet works".
Chuq Von Rospach, Architech
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