RE: News Group for JFW

  • From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 11:20:19 -0500

I think that's always a good idea, and generally preferred by the usenet
community that you set your posting preferences to be text only.

Chip

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Miller
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 10:52 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: News Group for JFW
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> I don't,  every time I've got on newsgroups in the last=20
> couple years, I wound up with my weekly virus scan finding a=20
> virus, I have Norton to check web pages. I wonder if I viewed=20
> the messages in plain text only if that might help the HTML=20
> transmitted viruses?  that's about the only thing I can think of.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 10:25 AM
> Subject: RE: News Group for JFW
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> > If you have any anti-virus protection at all, I don't see how you=20
> > could catch a virus from a news group message.  Yes, they=20
> can be HTML,=20
> > but then so can any web page, so you'll need protection=20
> from any HTML=20
> > transmitted virus or spiware.  They cannot have attachments=20
> like email.
> >
> > Chip
> >
> > =3D20
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=3D20
> >> [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Miller
> >> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 10:10 AM
> >> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: News Group for JFW
> >>=3D20
> >> I'd use newsgroups except every time I get in to news groups=3D20  =
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> >>end up with a virus and can't figure out why unless=20
> Norton=3D20  doesn't=20
> >>check news group messages as they're coming in like=3D20  it=20
> does email,=20
> >>that's all I can think of, but if anyone has a=3D20  fix for=20
> that or can=20
> >>tell me if the new Comcast newsgroup=3D20  server is better with =
that=20
> >>then the old one I'd go back for=3D20  the winter anyway.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 9:59 AM
> >> Subject: RE: News Group for JFW
> >>=3D20
> >>=3D20
> >> > Yes, it does, although publicizing it, and getting folks to=3D20
> >> use usenet=3D20
> >> > news groups has both been a problem; therefore, it gets very=20
> >> > little=3D20 traffic so far.
> >> >
> >> > Chip
> >> >
> >> > =3D3D20
> >> >
> >> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> >> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=3D3D20 =20
> >> >>[mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Milton M. Ota
> >> >> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 9:50 AM
> >> >> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> >> Subject: News Group for JFW
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >> Does anyone know if the news group:
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >> alt.comp.blind-users.jfw
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >> Still exist?
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >> ________________________________________________________
> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >> Aloha,
> >> >> Milton M. Ota
> >> >> Associate Dealer, Hawaii
> >> >> Island Computer Access Now, I.C.A.N.
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> >> >> Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-1718
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> >> >>=3D3D20
> >> >> ********************************************************
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