2015-11-20 01:05:53 UTC
understanding, after I looked at the Sonic blogs and user forums, is that
the company no longer supports newsgroups but that they have kept a news
server available. I'm not clear about what this means. And further searching
on Sonic's own website has not given me any better understanding. Sonic no
longer hosts its own support newsgroups.
If you're reading this message, Sonic's news server allows postings. I can
read what others have posted at least on some of the newsgroups, like
However another group I read and occasionally add to, "ba <dot> food"
appears to get purged regularly so that past posting disappear. Ba.internet
does not get purged at the same time. Somebody must be babysitting the news
server. I'm wondering if this purging is automatic, manual, or technical
failure. The purging of the "food" group appears to coincide with the group
being flooded by some folks who appear to have some weird conflicts to work
out, unrelated to discussions about local food. I suspect that the purging
of postings might be triggered manually by some disgusted person.
Can someone more familiar with Sonic explain what's going on?