From:
Randy Hall <randy@mapsurfer.com>
Sent: 12/31/2001 2:39:18 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] Re: Do we want a usenet group? (RFD)



> There are several reasons why a newsgroup may be better than
> a mailing list.

I appear to have been misunderstood :-)

I understand these arguments. I also understand that some people
would prefer a newsgroup to what has evolved, but creating one will
not undo what has evolved (thus will not solve the (alleged) problems
it aims to correct but may incur the added cost of fragmentation).

I won't repeat the points of my first post except to say that I don't
feel you have the interest of a large portion of the geocaching community.
Therefore, I don't feel a newsgroup populated by the minority will
be interesting, nor have the volume to justify itself.

Hey, I myself don't read certain fora for the reasons others have already
elegantly pointed out. That does not change the thrust of my argument.

I guess the only way to prove me wrong is to create one :-) Like I
said, I'm not against the idea -- I just assumed one had to justify
that the volume would be there, and I do not believe anyone has.

Cheers
Randy