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Re: [vox] Re: bandwidth



I'm not against the newsgroup system necessarily,
however I must confess I am not all that familiar with
it and how it works (ideally). So, is it searchable or
filterable, and if so, how does that work (for
dummies!)?
ERic
--- Mister Resistor <xxxxxx@uiuc.edu> wrote:
> 
> 
> > Either that, or you have to really question if you
> > have time to be on a mailing list at all (?).
> > Eric
> 
> No way man.  It's not a bandwidth issue.  It's an
> information pollution.
> I don't complain because occasionally the topics are
> interesting, and I
> don't mind the chatter.  This is why I suggested we
> use that
> newsgroup->mail system.  So, for example, if
> "Shwaine"
> (Shah-wwwaaayy-nuh), princess of Malevolance and all
> that other evil
> stuff, didn't want her mail polluted, she could just
> read the newsgroup
> selectively... She'd only need to d/l headers, and
> not entire messages.
> Last thing we need is for the princess of
> malevolence to get mad..(Hi
> Melissa!) and "release the evil."
> 
> How about it, Bill?  This issue isn't going to go
> away, because there may
> be future members with the same problem...
> 
> -- 
> Pavan xxxxxx (xxxxxx@uiuc.edu)  
> http://www.students.uiuc.edu/~xxxxxx
> Computer Engineering Student     University of
> Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
> 


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