Mosaic and WAIS possibilities

David Kristofferson kristoff at net.bio.net
Sun Dec 12 22:51:48 EST 1993


Most news services will not distribute their information without a
fee.  On USENET there is the Clarinet hierarchy which carries UPI news
but you have to pay for this feed and get a license which restricts
further distribution.

If news organizations did not have expenses, then I am sure they would
be delighted to provide news for free.  Unfortunately most of the
world needs to earn a living 8-).  As a result you will probably have
to be content with the type of public domain information that the net
typically offers unless the government or some other benefactor wishes
to subsidize distribution of new information sources.

				Sincerely,

				Dave Kristofferson
				BIOSCI/bionet Manager

				biosci-help at net.bio.net




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