trixter at oldskool.org
Tue Dec 13 17:48:51 CST 2005
Jules Richardson wrote:
> Google revealing the full address *is* useful in that case; if it's
> masked sufficiently then attempted contact is impossible.
> I've used that method to successfully contact people quite often in the
> past; when you're doing historical work it can come in quite useful. No
> longer possible since Google changed the interface.
Still, you can go ahead and try to email them anyway using the Reply link, and
when the email inevitably bounces, you can see the address that bounced.
>> As for being "the only game in town", they expanded their USENET
>> archive at considerable expense above and beyond the old dejanews
> Yes, and for a while it was awesome and every credit was due. Then they
> took functionality away by changing the interface, which is what I'm
> annoyed about.
I agree with you there. With the AJAX (hate that word) fad currently in vogue,
you'd think Google's Usenet interface would be much more developed than it
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