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Re: Usenet usage in DMUP



On Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 05:28:28PM -0400, Bart Trojanowski wrote:
> While studying up for a new maintainer's test I came across DMUP...
> 
> http://www.debian.org/devel/dmup
> 
> In Section 4 there is a section stating:
> 
> "
> Debian does not have any Usenet news servers. It may be that some of the
> Debian machines have access to such a news server, but their use through
> Debian machines is strictly forbidden.
> "
> 
> This conveys that Usenet is off limits from Debian hosts.
> 
> Later in 'Examples of what we consider net abuse' it states:
> 
> "
> Binary Postings to non-Binary Groups
> <snip>
> Excessive Cross-Posting
> <snip>
> Excessive Multi-Posting
> <snip>
> "
> 
> But if Usenet posts are not allowed then why is this even stated?

You'll have to ask debian-project@l.d.o, not us, I'm afraid.

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