Do Usenet news have to be the way they are?

Discussion in 'C++' started by lbrtchx@hotmail.com, Aug 12, 2007.

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    a while ago I read an interview with Bjarne Stroustrup's in which he
    said he was working on a protocol to improve Usenet news. I wonder
    what happened to that project
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    the idea behind the implementation of a model and GUI facilitating
    the interchange of opinions among a number of participants about a
    certain topic that ends up naturally building a common-pool resource
    is worthy, I think
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    common-pool resources tend to be abused, but collaborative filtering
    and ranking could help easing collaboration, keeping abuses to a
    minimum, as well as keeping parties productively and creatively
    engaged
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    Do you know of any technically sound work (theoretical or
    implementations) on improving Usenet newsgroups or any such bulleting
    board-like communicative interactions?
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    thanks
    lbrtchx
     
    , Aug 12, 2007
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