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[gopher] Re: This mailing list

Brian Koontz wrote:
> So long as I continue to receive my gopher e-mails without having to
> deal with a web interface, count me happy.  

Me too :-)

> But I am a bit confused, though...The Google Groups privacy notice
> states:
>     You need a Google Account to create a group or post comments in the
>     Google Groups service. [1]

There is a slightly poorly-documented interface.  You can send an email
to groupname+subscribe@googlegroups.com to subscribe without a Google
Account, and can post to the list without a Google Account after that.

> It really doesn't matter to me, as I have a Google account...but, it
> might matter otherwise to someone who might want to join the list but
> would rather not be forced to create a Google account to participate.

I will be posting instructions on the group's homepage for how to
participate without a Google Account, if we go that route.

-- John

> [1] http://www.google.com/intl/en/googlegroups/privacy3.html
> [2] http://groups.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=46438&cbid=41ya5vi2bqzd&src=cb&lev=answer
>   --Brian

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