Re: Dead Usenet Walking (Was: Re: Configuring RMAN to use controlfile instead of Recovery Catalog)

From: Eric <>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:04:16 +0100
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On 2011-09-29, joel garry <> wrote:
> I fear usenet has become dependent on google. When dejanews went
> away, usenet nearly bit the dust.

I am unconvinced of this.

> "Long time" has a quite malleable
> definition in the online world, and there is a down side to
> distributed responsibility - it may all evaporate.

I think there is a two-word answer here:

Enthusiasts. Pornography.

And I wish I knew why some groups are dead or mostly dead, and others are still thriving communities. A research project for somebody.


ms fnd in a lbry
Received on Thu Sep 29 2011 - 13:04:16 CDT

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