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Re: english text only?

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: english text only?
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 01:14:22 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

address@hidden (Greg A. Woods) writes:

> [ On Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at 15:24:35 (GMT), Stephen Leake wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: english text only?
> >
> > Which suggests a solution; eliminate the mailing list, and let
> > everyone read this as a newsgroup. Newsgroups get much less spam.
> The newsgroup won't get less spam unless you can convince to
> actually delete the mailing list and thus shut down the gateway, while
> at the same time keeping the newsgroup.

Which is what "eliminate the mailing list" means.

> > How many people reading this have mail access, but not newsgroup
> > access?
> Count me out.  I don't do news much any more -- e-mail is far easier for
> me to handle.  

Can you say why? I read email and new with Emacs Gnus, and I can't
tell the difference between the email and the news; they are all just
groups. What news reader software have you tried, and not liked?

> I'll stay on the list and continue to campaign for subscriber-only
> access (which will at least kill half the spam or more).

Will subscriber-only access allow me to post via the newsgroup?

-- Stephe

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