Re: Diff. between this newsgroup and maillist

Subject: Re: Diff. between this newsgroup and maillist
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Sun, 9 Jun 1996 09:24:42 -0700

>What's the supposed difference between bit.listserv.techwr-l and the
>TECHWR-L maillist? I find a huge amount of overlap, and frankly most of
>the messages in the maillist are items better posted to a newsgroup.

Hi, Elna -

Perhaps this stems from obsolete experience (some from the mid-1980s, some
recent), but I can't stand reading newsgroups.

For most of us the problems are:

* We don't have the high-speed connections necessary to
read news effectively.

* We don't have the technology to integrate news and email

* We don't have good PC-based newsreaders.

Everything is always changing, so maybe I'll give newsgroups another chance
one of these days. ...RM

Richard Mateosian Freelance Technical Writer
srm -at- c2 -dot- org Copyright 1996 Review Editor, IEEE Micro All rights reserved President, Berkeley STC

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