Re: The Usenet archive is back (all of it)!

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Sat May 12 2001 - 14:33:25 MDT

May 6th Jim F. wrote...

> I only discovered this by accident, last night, but
> it seems that Google has made good on its promise
> to restore the full Deja Usenet archive. If you go
> to and search Usenet, you will
> get articles going back to 1995.

And if I don't keep losing hard drives (or can eventually
recover the data off the ones that have gone belly up)
then I've got and the ageing topics
back to around ~1991... Now that the drives are big
enough to hold it, I should try to recover it all.
(if I only had time).

> Hooray!

What's to Hooray about? I can't even keep up with the
current EI list and you want a few hundred gigabytes
more of information available on the net?


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