Date: 28 Mar 2006 14:47:48 GMT From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> Subject: Re: Google Groups
On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 16:45:18 +0300, Simo <nobody.herenospamly.not.invalid> wrote: >> Isn't the internet wonderful?!! > > On a broader note, Google Groups is pretty much what should be the reason > for users to keep many a usenet group lively. Many forums and discussion > boards work just a well and yes, with a browser. But most of them are not > archived properly, if at all. Good information gets lost. > > I too have found cure for my Saab's rare illness from Google Groups. For the record, guys, this group was around for more than a decade before google existed. "google groups" is just a web-based newsreader program, this and the other groups are from an entity called "Usenet" which predates the www by many, many years.