bionet control messages (was: BIO-SRS/bionet.software.srs)
ken at animal.csd.scarolina.edu
Sat Feb 4 11:24:11 EST 1995
In article <3ga0op$s6b at news.ycc.yale.edu>,
Una Smith <una.smith at yale.edu> wrote:
=> ... It would be useful to the rest of Usenet if the
=> newgroup control messages went out from an administrative account,
=> not someone's private account.
Agreed, but if so, please be sure to warn us in advance, ...
=> A couple of staff changes at BIOSCI
=> have required Usenet administrators around the world to change their
=> configuration files.
... because we'll have to change them again! And of course, please
put the advance warning in bionet.announce since we non-bio news
administrators frequently have trouble keeping up here.
Actually the change is not arduous at sites where there is an active
news admin. Sites on autopilot are a perennial problem for any
such configuration issues: so, yes, a generic address would be
a big improvement once it makes its way into default config files
in the field.
I understand that Dave Mack has established contact with the
maintainers of C News and INN, so that updates will be reflected in the
Ken Sallenger / ken at bigbird.csd.scarolina.edu / 803 777-9335
Computer Services Division / Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia SC
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