in the land of usenet

An Xmas Story describes what the early days of the internet were like and why mailing lists can appear hostile. Eric Raymond also does an excellent job of explaining how to ask smart questions. If you follow his guidelines and add a dash of netiquette, it will help you get the most out of the your time on the web.


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  1. Also interesting is the Google Usenet archive, your can trace some of the early threads back… Amazing stuff!

    Comment by ewar on October 10, 2002 @ 8:03 am

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