de.comp.gnu newsgroup: deletion RfD

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Mon May 21 09:53:14 UTC 2001

On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 10:13:04PM +0200, Peter Gerwinski wrote:
> Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > This raises the question of where an how
> > the FSFE and the GNU project can be represented and discussed 
> > in the German speaking newsgroups.
> We must be present in de.comp.gnu. It is "our" newsgroup in the
> German-speaking world.

If you think so.
The charter is more related to discussion of the software of the GNU
project IIRC.

> > News (nntp) seems to be a very sofisticated tool which we should
> > use more to have good discussions. 

> As a first step I suggest that we forward the German versions of our
> announcements to that newsgroup. Someone must be present there, so
> we can jump in if there are important discussions. (This can be the
> same person who posts the announcements there.)

I occasionally read de.comp.gnu.
Maybe some of the german speaking readers can help us out and 
post somethink about the FSFE there.
(I also know that some people are already here and on de.comp.gnu.  :) )


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