Re: Time to form comp.os.linux.alpha?

Steve Emmett (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 08:33:22 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Richard Gorton wrote:

> Before the massive wave of UDB's hit the market, the axp-list
> was a pretty effective way to swap technical information.
> Now, the volume of traffic on this list is so high that I find
> myself immediately looking for the keyword 'UDB' in the subject
> and body, and if I see it, I immediately delete the message.
> Being able to read news (instead of wading through 200 extra
> messages on monday if I don't read email over the weekend) would
> certainly make my life easier.
> Any others interested?

Seems like a logical progression in the maturing process. The 30-50
messages a day are less of a problem that filtering out the ones not of
interest. A news group seems to naturally help in subject segregation.

My vote is yes.

Steve J. Emmett
"A mind that is stretched to a new idea
never returns to its original dimension."

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