On 2008-08-13, F8BOE wrote:
> Bit Twister wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 08:43:33 -0700 (PDT), bt6bstns wrote:
>>
>> Welcome to the group.
>> You may want to unscribe to alt.os.linux.mandrake and
>> subscribe to alt.os.linux.mandriva instead.
>> alt.os.linux.mandrake is obsolete.
>> alt.os.linux.mandriva is it's replacement.


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> If it is obsolete, why not just closing it?


There is no formal way, even in theory let alone in practice, to 'remove'
a group from the alt.* hierarchy. It's a matter for each news-server
administrator to decide.

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