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Re: Reducing Usenet Bandwidth

  • From: Michael Painter
  • Date: Mon Feb 11 23:43:55 2002


Kinda' off topic, but I've seen this gibberish in many spam posts to usenet
groups.  What purpose does it serve?

Thanks,

--Michael


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Stuart" <stuart@tech.org>
To: "Vadim Antonov" <avg@exigengroup.com>
Cc: <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: Reducing Usenet Bandwidth


>
> > What USENET needs is a distributed system for collection of per-article
> > and per-sender ratings, and for filtration based on those ratings.  That
> > would be useful for other applications, as well :)
>
> I would argue that what USENET needs is a way for the cost of
> publication to be incurred by the publisher; storing the data in your
> own repository (or repositories) while pointers get flooded through
> the USENET distribution system would give publishers an incentive to
> do garbage collection that they do not have today.
>
> It would almost be like gluing a USENET distribution front-end onto a
> collection of Napster back-ends.
>
> Stephen
>





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