Re: how many people can see this message?
On 4 Jun 2004 13:30:57 GMT, while chained to a desk in the scriptorium,
ad354 -at- FreeNet -dot- Carleton -dot- CA (James Owens) wrote:
$The talkative crowd who used to be here seem to have gone, taking their
$Robohelp ad with them, but bit.listserv.techwr-l is still showing new
$messages. Are there others who can see these messages? Is there a
$critical mass to keep this space alive and useful?
I can see yours, but that is it.
I usually follow this group as a lurker, following the group as mirrored
in Usenet newsgroups, and posting volume seems to be down.
For those who don't know, posts to TECHWR-L are also posted to Usenet in the group bit.listserv.techwr-l. If you use this method to read list messages, there is a caveat: if you read messages through a newsreader and post a reply to that group, the message will not be sent to the list.
A better method, I think, is to use the news server at raycomm: lists.raycomm.com. You can read group messages with any newsreader just as you would read the bit.listserv.techwr-l group, but the difference is that if you post to the techwr-l group on list.raycomm.com, the message will get send to the list.
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