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mailing list -> UseNet newsgroup
- To: meehan@Pa.dec.com
- Subject: mailing list -> UseNet newsgroup
- From: Carl L. Gay <CGay@ALDERAAN.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
- Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1991 18:58-0400
- Cc: info-mcl@CAMBRIDGE.APPLE.COM
- In-reply-to: <9106051908.AA18506@jumbo.pa.dec.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1991 15:08 EDT
From: meehan@Pa.dec.com (Jim Meehan)
For the benefit of those of you on the mailing list who haven't heard
about this yet, I'm proposing that there be a UseNet newsgroup named
comp.lang.lisp.mcl to replace the info-mcl mailing list. [...]
If you don't have access to UseNet, I believe there are still ways
for you to see the newsgroup messages, but I'm no expert in this area;
perhaps someone who is would like to explain how that would work.
I have no objection to starting the newsgroup, but for the
benefit of those people who don't have access to news (me
included) I think you should arrange a gateway between the
mailing list and the newsgroup. I know there is software
that can do this, but I don't have any details about it...
Perhaps Apple Cambridge would be willing to provide this
How many people don't have access to news? If it's only a
small number then maybe there's no need to gateway the
newsgroup to the mailing list.
How 'bout a quick survey: Could people who DON'T have
access to news please reply to me (email@example.com).
DO NOT reply to the list! I'll summarize the results.