Comp.lang.forth: banned on google groups?
tony.aiuto at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 20:28:49 CDT 2020
Yup. It's a conundrum.
Companies serving the text of a forum have a strong financial incentive to
respond to take downs quickly.
All it takes for someone to DOS a forum is to post the right things.
Moderating every post makes you a publisher, which adds obligations that
individuals don't usually like.
Unmoderated forums give a space for the trolls.
It was all easier when you had to be in the same room with others to
actually talk to them.
When the jerk starts spewing you can walk away and their speech just
On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 8:39 PM Doug Jackson <doug at doughq.com> wrote:
> That is absolutely in keeping with the flame nature of the group.
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> On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 10:33 AM Tony Aiuto via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> People are working on restoring comp.lang.forth and comp.lang.lisp
>> From what I can gather, this was because of numerous defamation
>> On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 6:55 PM Dave Wade via cctalk <
>> cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>> > Al,
>> > I would say "mostly". There are still corners that have not totally
>> > succumbed.
>> > comp.sys.ibm.ps2.hardware
>> > has the odd interesting posts, as does the open VMS group
>> > Dave
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Al Kossow
>> > > cctalk
>> > > Sent: 29 July 2020 21:21
>> > > To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
>> > > Subject: Re: Comp.lang.forth: banned on google groups?
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > I wonder if it's time to set up some NNTP mirrors
>> > > Usenet is a rotting corpse now.
>> > > The right time to do this was decades ago now.
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