Path: gmdzi!unido!mcsun!uunet!!ucsd!!!bjones
From: (Bruce Jones)
Newsgroups: news.misc
Subject: The Great Renaming??
Keywords: History
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Date: 24 Jun 90 23:57:01 GMT
Reply-To: (Bruce Jones)
Organization: U.C.S.D. Department of Communication
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Posted: Mon Jun 25 00:57:01 1990

I am attempting to write a history of USENET.  One of the details I
would like to incorporate is what I have seen referred to as "The
Great Renaming" which I remember happening but don't recall many
of the details.  I would appreciate hearing from people who were
involved in the discussion.  I am already talking to many of the
people who were directly involved in the process so this request is
for information from people who did not have any technical
responsibilities but who participated in the discussions of the

In addition, is there anyone out there who has anything archived
from that period, perhaps groups like news.admin or news.misc?
I could use some direct, quotable sources for this work.

Bruce Jones


			  SCO's Case Against IBM

November 12, 2003 - Jed Boal from Eyewitness News KSL 5 TV provides an
overview on SCO's case against IBM. Darl McBride, SCO's president and CEO,
talks about the lawsuit's impact and attacks. Jason Holt, student and 
Linux user, talks about the benefits of code availability and the merits 
of the SCO vs IBM lawsuit. See SCO vs IBM.

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