;login: newsletter status
de5 at ornl.gov
Thu Mar 7 23:35:49 AEST 1991
In article <1821 at limbo.Intuitive.Com>, taylor at limbo.Intuitive.Com (Dave Taylor) writes:
>The alternative of having a "comp.org.usenix.login" newsgroup, moderated,
>with the moderator being the 'editor' of "login" is an interesting
>alternative, but 1. not everyone in Usenix gets Usenet (nor do they
>all have active email addresses, I'd guess) and 2. people would want
>to have followup discussion.
For that matter, it could be posted right here. It's not that big.
The problem, though, is deciding who to send the paper copy to. I
suppose folks who didn't want the paper copy could send e-mail to
usenix.org, but would that make too much work for someone?
Then there's the question of whether we want to provide ;login: free
to non-members. Personally, I wouldn't mind. It would provide some
good PR for the organization, and membership would still have its
privileges (Computing Systems, member discounts, etc.)
Dave Sill (de5 at ornl.gov) It will be a great day when our schools have
Martin Marietta Energy Systems all the money they need and the Air Force
Workstation Support has to hold a bake sale to buy a new bomber.
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