[TUHS] Steve Bellovin recounts the history of USENET

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Thu Nov 21 13:50:06 AEST 2019

On 11/20/19 10:42 PM, Larry McVoy wrote:

>>> If someone knows how to search back to the beginnings of Usenet,
>>> my early tech life is all there, I'd love to be able to show my kids
>>> that.  Big arguing with Mash on comp.arch, following Guy Harris on
>>> comp.unix-wizards, etc.
>> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/comp.arch
>> Then a combination of date-based filters and searching for messages
>> should get you closer. I've used it before, it's a huge pain in the
>> ass, but it's better than zero.
> Yeah on the pain in the ass, is there a way to search all of Usenet or
> is it per group only?

>From the groups interface, it seems to be group-at-a-time.

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