Re: Name for proposed cu-seeme newsgroups

Michael Sattler, San Francisco (
Mon, 17 Oct 1994 14:24:03 -0400

At 08:16 10/17/94, Andrew Brennan, Programming Bween wrote:
>> One last option would be to replace the comp.conferencing structure with a
>> hierarchy that could include even a wider variety
>> of topics like interactive CD-ROM and multimedia such as
> This wouldn't be a bad slot. comp.conferencing.* might cause confusion
> when people try to locate programs for "shared workspace" (NCSA Collage,
> Squiggle, etc.) where comp.interactive.* indicates the beast's nature.

Perhaps I can kill this thread and get us back to discussing content
(versus form). USENET newsgroup names are "mostly decided" by an advisory
panel, not by the people requesting the group. I'm working with them on
this issue. I'll pass on their sage advice when I get it.

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