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Re: mailing list vs "the futur"

On 8/28/18 5:24 PM, Mark Rousell wrote:

I was going to say that you and I have started going round in circles and should just agree to disagree about certain things but this is a different strand of the discussion that still seems to be advancing.

On 28/08/2018 20:01, Michael Stone wrote:
On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 04:46:15PM +0100, Mark Rousell wrote:
web forums, app-based, IM-style, etc.) but none of that, to my mind, lessens NNTP's ideal applicability to getting private discussion group messages from
place to place (the front end UI/UX being a different thing again).

Ignoring the changes to user requirements for UI/UX is at least part of why NNTP is no longer a major factor in internet usage.

Last time I looked, Thunderbird & Exchange both support news - a newsgroup looks just like another email account.

Miles Fidelman

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra

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