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Re: Google Groups X-No-Archive (Was: COLA Stats 5 Mar 2006)

  • Subject: Re: Google Groups X-No-Archive (Was: COLA Stats 5 Mar 2006)
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 15:28:28 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ Black Dragon ] on Sunday 05 March 2006 13:54 \__

> William Poaster wrote:
> 
>> Yes, a few other archives ignore the "X-No-Archive" header, that's why
>> it's a waste of time!
> 
> Since you're claiming XNA is "a waste of time", why then do you and
> several other cola regulars always make such a big fuss about it?
> 
> Does anybody besides me miss the old DejaNews? I think what Google has
> done with the Usenet archives is utterly deplorable. :-(
 
It's not just the archives, BD. A more worrisome fact is that they slowly
convert UseNet into 'Google Chat'. That is most definitely the bigger issue.
Do not expect quotes and attributions when Google takes over the world,
communication included.

Best wishes,

Roy

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