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Re: Removal of debian usenet gateway

> > Just ask and the gateway will be gone. I did this because I thought this
> > would be of benefit to the project. If you want to make Debian smaller and
> > make it difficult for people to access information about the project then
> > that is your problem.
> >
> > The gateway was set up after approval by Bruce.
> >
> > On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Ian Jackson wrote:
> >
> > > Bruce or Pete: please make an executive decision that our mailing
> > > lists are not to be gatewayed to generally-distributed newsgroups.
> > >
> > > Alternatively, Christoph could just stop, but I doubt he will.
> Is there a problem with them being gatewayed? I find them very useful

I believe the complaint is that news makes everyone's email address
published and thus everyone tends to get more spam.

I should be releasing a "spam filter" packages into experimental within the
next few days.  That should help some people.

                                 ( bcwhite@verisim.com )

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