There's a setting to NOT archive your posts to newsgroups, which I
don't understand. You really screw up searching and threading when one
searches for an old topic. We end up getting someone's reply, but if
it's insufficiently quoted, we have no clue as to what the reply is to.
On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 11:26:39 -0800, Larry Bud wrote:
It's generally people who get their panties in a twist because someone
(primarily Google now) is making money from their Usenet contributions.
Some do it so that they can make absurd predictions in sports ngs and not
get called on it later...
What setting, where? What newsreader are you using? Archiving a post is
something on your local machine, not on the newsserver side of things
(unless, I suppose, you're using Google to browse the groups, which is
really not a great way to browse Usenet anyway).
I've seen that in headers before. Assuming one is using Outlook Express,
how do you put it there?
(This is both a question and a test post to see if I stumbled on the right
to put it.)
Nope. Try alt.test (or one of the other groups in the alt.test. hierarchy)
until you get it.
Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
Nobody ever left footprints in the sands of time by sitting on his butt.
And who wants to leave buttprints in the sands of time?
This is a test as well to see if both of our posts are archived by
google...its only a test...if it were the real thing I am sure
somebody would have had their eye poked out or something.
Actually if we were to include some idiotic rant about politics or
Social Security I believe this would be an acceptable way to test as
those topis are considered appropriate in this group.
It should work fine where it is.. you could also include it as the
first line of the message.
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