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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?

From: Richard Tobin
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: 31 May 2007 22:28:57 GMT

In article <>,
mike3  <> wrote:

>> Gnu.misc.discuss is a mailing-list gatewayed to a newsgroup.

>Really. I didn't know, I just thought it was a newsgroup.
>So then everything here is emails? Whoa...

No, it's both.  Some people read it and post to it through usenet,
others through mail.  The relaying evidently sometimes results in
people seeing mangled addresses.

-- Richard
"Consideration shall be given to the need for as many as 32 characters
in some alphabets" - X3.4, 1963.

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