Re: First general purpose unmoderated newsgroup for Debian
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Madhusudan Singh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> This is not a "fracture" or "duplication". To post to this group, I had to
> reveal my email address and go through a two email process of subscription.
No, you didn't. It's an open list.
> Those things might not be problematic for you, but as a long time user of
> the Usenet, I find these requirements onerous, and in the present day spam
> ridden Net experience, even inviting trouble, since this is a glorified
> mailing list.
You just need to manage your mail better and report email abuse if you
> And since other newsgroups like comp.os.linux.misc etc. have done very well
> without moderation (whether automated or not), I do not see what purpose is
> served with a moderated newsgroup.
Because it's distro-neutral.
> Its not as if linux.debian.user
> discusses contentious issues where matters might get out of hand. Its a
> support NG where one gives and receives help.
linux.debian.user is a mirror of this list.
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