konversation keeps getting owned
jonorland at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 00:43:04 UTC 2008
2008/3/29, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>:
> Richard A. Johnson wrote:
> > On Saturday 29 March 2008, Derek Broughton wrote:
> > [...]
> > | > Plus only one post in every 142,000 isn't spam.
> > Seeing as I maintain quite a few mailing lists for Ubuntu, I would have to
> > disagree with this statement. I would say 2 in 142,000, or 1 in every
> > 71,000 isn't spam :p
> Well, we were talking about Usenet, and while that might be true of the
> posts actually submitted to nntp, if you go through a good service like
> Individual.net, they manage to catch the vast majority of it.
> > | Not even close. You just have to use a reliable news service. However,
> > | I wasn't really thinking of Usenet, but either dedicated NNTP servers
> > | (as some vendors use) or gated news like gmane - which is strictly mail
> > | lists, but slower :-).
> > People still use usenet? I mean of course except for that pr0n stuff.
> Individual.net doesn't even carry the pr0n stuff - which no doubt accounts
> for its general reliability - and is _very_ busy. There's lots of Usenet
> around still.
Google groups isn't that usenet but with a web interface?
More information about the kubuntu-users