Re: [aclug-L] Setting up my own server...
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On Tue, 25 May 1999, Carl D Cravens wrote:
> Running a news server doesn't mean getting a full feed, or even a
True; I assumed that he meant a full feed.
> That said, news, as well as many of the other things desired here, isn't a
> trivial thing to set up.
> These services really aren't something to mess with without good manuals,
> like the O'Reilly books.
> Am I saying "leave this to the professionals?" No... I'm saying, "Be
> prepared to become one of the professionals." You don't fully grasp
> the complexity of the situation until you feel overwhelmed by it. :)
These are the kinds of things that people get paid 60k+ a year to do;
don't expect a couple HOWTOs and a mailing list to be able to provide the
same sort of expertise. That said, it _is_ possible to learn, but as I
said, it'll take a LOT of reading, tinkering, time, and patience. Good
Do you realize how many holes there could be
if people would just take the time to take the dirt out of them?