I do as well.   The old comp.lang.xxx was a  real resource that no longer exists really.    I know what killed it, the lack of any real moderation (the moderation system was really the honor system).   Attempts at a cooperative social moderation and USENET death packets didn’t really stem the ultimate swamping of the system by ne’er-do-wells.



From: TUHS [mailto:tuhs-bounces@minnie.tuhs.org] On Behalf Of Seth Morabito


On Tue, May 8, 2018, at 10:27 AM, Dan Cross wrote:

I was lamenting the (asymptotic) death of usenet to a colleague the other day and asked, "