RFD: create unmoderated newsgroup uk.rec.skiing
On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 23:41:00 +0100, "Wm..."
Sat, 18 Oct 2003 12:22:13
uk.net.news.config Ian Spare
On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 23:14:09 +0200, David Off
I've nothing against people wanting to set up their own ng but
rec.skiing.resorts.europe pratically is a discussion group for UK skiers.
Quite, there's no argument I can see that rec.skiing.resorts.europe
isn't working. Diluting it would make it weaker.
Not the point at all. If sufficient people want the group in uk.* and
the naming is sorted out it will happen. Dilution of
rec.skiing.resorts.europe isn't an issue for people concerned with the
It is if most of the prospective users of the proposed uk.* group are
already using the rec.* group, and prefer to stay where they are. They
would be perfectly entitled to vote no, if they choose.
I do hope this doesn't become F1 revisited.
Repeating the mantra that uk.* doesn't care about the rest of Usenet,
as if that was supposed to be a virtue, is one way of ensuring that it
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