"Neil R. Ormos" <email@example.com>
12/27/2001 8:03:50 PM
"Eric O'Connor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
> I'm open to other naming suggestions like
> 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.