> LM> So even if you only have one interest it doubles the number of
> LM> places you have to check regularly.
> Check the news server on a regular basis for the information. I count that
> as one place to look, not two. Maybe this is that new math thing? I
> dunnow. :)
Having to look at email was the base assumption here. This being the
majordomo list and all...
> Seriously, though, I have done exactly this type of thing before, setting
> up local "bulletin board" newsgroups on a news server. It works just fine
> and is a lot easier to deal with than keeping a web or gopher server up to
> date *and* maintaining separate archives in an accessable location.
Have you done it with a non-captive audience? Would people who normally
don't use your news server connect on a regular basis just to check
if anything was posted to your local groups? How do you get them to do