Re: ADMINISTRIVIA: Usenet and NNTP and Oracle-L, oh my!

From: De DBA <>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:53:39 +1000
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Interesting! Unfortunately this domain name does not resolve though.. trying and times out. :(

On 10/02/15 16:14, Mark J. Bobak wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a bit of news regarding a new feature that FreeLists is now offering. If you're an old dinosaur like me, and remember Usenet newsgroups, like, this may bring up some *old* memories.... :-)
> As of now, you can access a 60-day rolling window of Oracle-L content via any NNTP-based news reader client. Simply point your news reader to this URL: nntps:// <>, and you should see 'Oracle-L' as a subscription option. That's all there is to it.
> Some quick points:
> - Oracle-L is *not* turning into a Usenet newsgroup.
> - If you don't know or don't care about NNTP, you can ignore this message, and nothing will change.
> - This is a *read-only* interface. There will be no way to post to Oracle-L via NNTP.
> - This is purely an option, you don't need to care about or use it, if you don't want to.
> - Currently, this is a new feature, and is in beta. Any and all feedback, positive or negative, is welcome, and I'll forward to the FreeLists guys.
> Questions or concerns? Let me know.
> That is all.
> Thanks,
> -Mark
> Mark J. Bobak
> Oracle-L mailing list administrator
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