Re: Responses to the list (oops)
"John Hasler" <email@example.com> wrote in message
[🔎] firstname.lastname@example.org">news:[🔎] email@example.com...
Based on the history of unix being slowly posted to groklaw, Usenet long
predates modern email.
In fact AFAICT e-mail was a spinoff of usenet. (although usenet of long ago
was quite different than it is today.
Joe Smith writes:
Rember that email was not designed for threading. Threading was what
newsgroups were invented for.
No. News was invented to reduce traffic. There used to be a rule of
on how large a mailing-list should get before it was replaced by a