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Re: english text only?

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: english text only?
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 14:46:43 -0500 (EST)

[ On Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 14:40:46 (+0200), Jani Kajala wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: english text only?
> At least Yahoo Groups do not allow non-subscribers to send mail to a list. If
> the administration of this list can't be reached then I suggest the list is
> moved to Yahoo Groups instead. Besides, interface to the archive of this list
> could be better, there is no search facility AFAIK, only one huge (65MB or so)
> text file and separate text files for each month.

Last I looked Yahoo Groups was even less appropriate than a GNUsenet

Those of you looking for a different context to host this forum in seem
to forget that CVS _is_ GNU software, and having the mailing list hosted is quite important.  For many of us the highly over-
commercialised nature of Yahoo and its ilk is also totally
inappropriate, especially for GNU software and GNU users who do in fact
commonly avoid Yahoo on principle (just search around on Yahoo for well
known GNU people and see how many you can find participating in their

If _EVERYONE_ who was concerned about this issue would contact the list
administrators directly instead of just posting a meta disussion to the
list itself then maybe something would happen.  So far as I know there
have only been a very tiny percentage of us contacting the list admins

(The list admins DO NOT read this list itself!)

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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