Re: Google Groups
From: Don Kelloway (dkelloway_at_commodon.com)
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 23:33:54 GMT
"Leythos" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> email@example.com says...
> > Barry Margolin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > In article <email@example.com>,
> > > Frank Slootweg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >> [Subject changed. Strip ("was: ...") part, if present, when
> > >>
> > >> Scott B. <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >> [deleted]
> > >> > For some readers who may not know what I meant by dejagoogle,
it is a
> > >> > term for Google's Usenet archive, and here is a URL:
> > >> > http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search
> > >>
> > >> Why don't you call it "Google Groups"? That is what Google
> > >> and that is good enough for me and most other people.
> > >> just a meaningless, confusing and wrong term.
> > >
> > > He must be an older user. Before Google acquired it, it was
> > > And even after several years, he can't let it go.
> > Yes, I know. That is why I said "confusing".
> > Frank "A really old user, who uses the *right* term." Slootweg
> There are some of us that were on before Deja started, some of us
> started with old 110 Baud modems in the very early 80's. BM is one of
> the people I respect in these groups.
Whoa! 110 baud?
My first was a 300 back in the early 80's. I used it for Usenet, Gopher
and BBS's. Gawd! I certainly don't miss those phone bills! Of course
it wasn't until a year later that I *upgraded* to a 1200 and began
hosting my own BBS! Whew what a difference that made. ye-haw!
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