At 03:39 AM 1/29/2001 -0800, Terrel Shumway wrote:
>Chuck Esterbrook wrote:
> > I notice that on big conversation days for this list, someone always
> > unsubscribes.
> > I'd like to point out two things you can do if you sometime feel
> > overwhelmed by the traffic now and then:
> > 1. Switch to digest mode. You get fewer e-mails with messages put together
> > and can read them in fewer sittings. You can change your settings at:
> > http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/webware-discuss
> > 2. You can have your e-mail client filter webware-discuss messages to a
> > mailbox so they don't interfere with your Inbox, and then read them later.
>Has anyone ever setup a news to mailinglist gateway? NNTP handles the
>overload quite nicely. I think the common assumption is that news == usenet.
>This is absolutely not true. Setting up a news server is no more difficult
>setting up a mailing list.
>If we setup the list as a newsgroup, the gateway is only necessary for people
>who don't have or want to use a newsreader. A list to news gateway seems
>a little more involved.
Sounds like an interesting idea, but have never set up anything like this
myself. Also, I don't think I have machine that [a] I can set up news and
[b] has a steady connection to the net.