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08 What about alt.aquaria and sci.aquaria?




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This article is from the Aquaria Newsgroup Topics and Conversion Tables FAQ, by Todd Zebert and Erik Olson with numerous contributions by others.

08 What about alt.aquaria and sci.aquaria?

A: alt.aquaria is a historical remnant from the original newsgroup
creation wars of 1989. The full story behind this is now a fascinating
net.legend. We recommend that you not post to alt.aquaria as the
rec.aquaria.* groups are in place. Nonetheless, the group continues to
receive traffic more than two years after the revision.

Sci.aquaria's unofficial purpose is for more serious `scientific'
discussion. Now that the new rec.aquaria.* groups are in place, there
is no need to crosspost to sci.aquaria. This group receives very
little traffic.

 

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