On Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:26:44 +0000 (UTC), "dccxxvii"
an >> audience" are two different things - can you not concede that?Being in a public place talking to certain people and "addressing
You are totally misunderstanding the nature of newsgroups. In a
normal public place people are not there explicitly to listen to
People in newsgroups are not here explicitly to listen to you if you
are off-topic almost all the time. (Like I am.) I am aware of that
bit of fine print. Back in the day when t.r.c-m was active, it was
different. I addressed the group because I was entirely on-topic and
knew the group members were interested in the topic.
I do not make that assumption here.
"News-Portal" was written by Florian Amrhein.