newsgroup caution (was Re: HTML Help Questions)

Subject: newsgroup caution (was Re: HTML Help Questions)
From: "Jane Bergen" <jane -dot- bergen -at- usa -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 09:00:09 -0600

A word of caution about newsgroups.... some of them retain message
FOREVER. I read about it in an internet security bulletin and
consequently did a google search on my name one day. I saw a few years
worth of messages that I had posted to various news groups. I guess
it's not a huge deal but still left me feeling kind of strange.

Jane Bergen

----- Original Message -----
From: <bryan -dot- westbrook -at- amd -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 8:26 AM
Subject: RE: HTML Help Questions

> As far as I know, they do not have a Usenet interface, but you can
> to mailing lists there with the option to receive no mail and read
> on the web site.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Martin [mailto:twriter -at- sonic -dot- net]
> Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 6:29 PM
> Subject: Re: HTML Help Questions
> Does egroups offer a news:// interface? Mailing lists generate too
> traffic, digests are too bulky (and how do you respond?), but
reading a
> mailing list through a newsgroup is perfect. It's definitely my
> way to read techwr-l (and I'll bet it eases the load on Eric's
> server).

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