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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 29 2001 11:39pm
Subject:Re: Why doesn't MySQL have a newsgroup?
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At 3:15 PM -0500 9/29/01, Barry M wrote:
>Since MySQL is one of the most popular databases available, it 
>strikes me as odd that no one has created a newsgroup for MySQL. It 
>can't be that hard. By having a newsgroup people can easily see the 
>entire thread rather than sifting through e-mails. A newsgroup could 
>be used by offline newsgroup readers like Agent so we can easily 
>search for answers.
>I know has a searchable database, but that is rather 
>awkward to use and can only be used if you are connected to the 
>internet. What about laptops that are away from a phone line or 
>cable connection?
>So can someone explain why no one has created a MySQL newsgroup? TIA

Because it would destroy the usefulness of the mailing list, as
newsgroups tend inevitably to do.

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Why doesn't MySQL have a newsgroup?Barry M29 Sep
  • Re: Why doesn't MySQL have a newsgroup?Rodney Broom29 Sep
  • Re: Why doesn't MySQL have a newsgroup?Paul DuBois30 Sep