From:
"Neil R. Ormos" <ormos@enteract.com>
Sent: 12/27/2001 8:03:50 PM
To:
"Eric O'Connor" <geo@cachestash.com>
Cc:
gpsstash@yahoogroups.com
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Re: [gpsstash] Do we want a usenet group? (RFD)


On Wed, 26 Dec 2001, Eric O'Connor wrote:

> This is an informal Request For Discussion (RFD) for the
> creation of world-wide unmoderated Usenet newsgroup
> rec.geocaching

> I'm open to other naming suggestions like
> rec.gps.stashhunt

> Which might have the advantage of including similar
> sport/hobbies in the hierarchy. ie. rec.gps.confluence

I favor the proposal and am ambivalent regarding the name.

> I very much prefer a the text based medium of usenet to
> the web based boards on Navicache and Groundspeak.

> This not only allows me to read and respond while offline
> (as I am with this message) but to easily archive for
> portability when desired.

In addition, it makes it more difficult for a mailing list
or website "owner" to censor participants.

--neil ormos