[Coco] Re: Where's everybody goin'?
wrcousert at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 13 15:46:24 EST 2004
"John E. Malmberg" <wb8tyw at qsl.net> wrote in message
news:c2u50b$njn$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> KnudsenMJ at aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 3/12/04 2:07:51 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> wb8tyw at qsl.net
> > writes:
> >>Maybe they switched to the gmane newsgroup?
> > What is the gmane newsgroup? Is that sort of like bit.listserv.coco, a
> > netnews substitute for email?
> Set up your news reader to use news.gmane.org as a server. Then
> subscribe to the newsgroup gmane.comp.hardware.tandy.coco.
> You must post with an unmunged e-mail address that you can receive mail
> from. You will get a confirmation e-mail message with instructions that
> you must follow for your post to be accepted. You will only get the
> confirmation notice on your first post.
> The gmane news server mungs anything it thinks is an e-mail address.
> For real e-mail addresses, it creates a temporary alias which it
> substitutes in the message.
> Thus for a brief period of time mailing to the e-mail address shown for
> this post will reach me.
> When a mailing list gets to a high enough volume, it is much easier for
> me to follow it from a newsreader.
> > Three of the names are not people I would expect to unsubscribe from
> > maltedmedia.
> > When I go on vacation, I turn off mail but remain subscribed. In fact,
> > still subscribed at PUCC, just haven't turned on mail for 4
onths. --Mike K.
> From the looks of things, no one can send e-mail to the PUCC any more.
> I do not know if someone has contacted the news server that handles the
> bit.listserv.coco and offered to become the new owner if Princeton
> officially abandons the mailing list and another "bitnet" member does
> not pick it up. That way the newsgroup will not get removed.
Why not mirror the gmane list to bit.listserv.coco? The advantage is that
google will archive the messages.
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