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Re: Why not as a newsgroup?

On Sat, Jan 09, 1999 at 08:12:40PM +0100, Thomas Adams wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 08, 1999 at 01:09:59AM -0800, Martin Waller wrote:
> > I for one would no longer to be able to get the list.  I access the 
> > internet through a firewall.  The policy is restricted viewing only of 
> > some newsnet news groups.
> > 
> > There is no way to either connect to a different news server nor post to 
> > usenet.
> > 
> > So the newsgroup way would be impossible for me to access.
> OHHHH, pity you... Can't afford a private ISP? Come on, this is the
> most ridiculous argument I've ever read. If your employer's net access
> doesn't work properly, get a real ISP account for home.

Whether or not you choose to acknowledge it, the firewall issue is
a real one for many people (myself included).


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