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Re: Why not a news server?

On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 04:19:15PM -0800, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 03:30:25PM -0800, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>>>News servers were created exactly to address this issue.  It is the
>>>medium developed exactly for what we are trying to do here.  Am I so
>>>wrong to ask why we are not using the medium?!?.
>>As a wild guess, I suppose because a newsgroup isn't available?
>>If you feel this strongly about a news server then I see no reason why
>>you shouldn't set one up.  I'll be happy to advertise the service on
>>the cygwin web site.
>>I'd suggest that you gateway the cygwin mailing list into news, and
>>vice versa.  That would probably be optimum.
>>I have several other great ideas which I'll be happy to share with you
>>once you've gotten your service set up.
>As I just got through mentioning to Larry I would take a shot at
>setting it up however I lack the resources (a machine, the software and
>the space).  Hosting this from my home PC is probably not a good idea.

Maybe you should investigate the internet and see if there is a site
available which provides this type of service.  A quick scan of
seems to indicate that there are some sites which will do this for free.


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