CALL FOR DISCUSSION: bionet.biology.used-equipment

Allen Smith allens at yang.earlham.edu
Sun Apr 12 12:47:38 EST 1992


In article <1992Apr11.122634.3449 at news.miami.edu>, kramer at news.miami.edu (Jack K
   ramer) writes:
>>
>>
>>>> Why not call the group   --  bionet.equipment.recycle  -- ?
>>
>>>I used bionet.biology.used-equipment to make it clear that this was
>>>for biologists.  People browsing through USENET do not always put two
>>
>
> Whatever the groups(s) is called I think the scope of this excellent
> idea should be broadened.  Perhaps:
>
> sci.bio.used-equipment
> sci.chem.used-equipment
> sci.physics.used-equipment
>
> The comp.sci groups are specifically excluded since the volume of
> this type of traffic is very high there and could swamp the other
> sci groups, at least initially.
>
>
        One objection might be that not everyone receiving Bionet (such as
 through a mailing list) gets Usenet. This problem could be solved by
 gating the sci.bio.used-equipment through a Bionet mailing list.
        -Allen



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