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).