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Old October 19th 03, 12:20 AM
Don Aitken
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Default RFD: create unmoderated newsgroup uk.rec.skiing

On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 23:41:00 +0100, "Wm..."

Sat, 18 Oct 2003 12:22:13 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
uk.* hierarchy.

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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