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- OT: Questions about SBC Yahoo DSL newsserver
June 15, 2005, 5:01 pm
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If anyone has experience with SBC-Yahoo DSL, I'd be interested in your
opinion of their
newsserver. How complete are the messages, how complete are the parts
messages, what is the retention length, etc.? Also your overall
impression with SBC-
I'm seriously thinking of going with SBC-Yahoo but since Usenet is so
important to me,
I need to be sure that I'm getting a good newsserver. My current ISP
uses Giganews and
it is great. Retention of binaries can be as much as a month and text
messages as long
as several months. But I'm getting to the point where I need something
Thank you very much in advance for any help anyone can provide!
Re: OT: Questions about SBC Yahoo DSL newsserver
Joke; unacceptable for even text groups.
35-45% more or less in groups they carrry. Almost all multipart
binary groups are MIA.
Does it matter if there is nothing there?
Okay, but NO WAY IN HELL is it even REMOTELY acceptable for usenet.
Only people who think otherwise are shills who posts in their support
newsgroup and blames everybody but SBC.
SBC = Joke. They even attempted to blame the dropping of almost every
binary group to "legal issues", when the truth of the matter is it was
You'll get more binaries on dialup than SBC since the messages never
even appear. Ass-kissers on SBC's group love to say how "SBC works
great with a 3rd-party usenet news provider".
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