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Leanne Phillips periodically posts a list of frequently asked questions (and answers) about use of the rn killfile function in the news.newusers.questions and news.answers newsgroups on Usenet. Bill Wohler posts a guide to using the nn newsreader in the news.answers and news.software newsgroups. Look in the news.announce.newusers and news.groups newsgroups on Usenet for A Guide to Social Newsgroups and Mailing Lists, which gives brief summaries of the various soc.* newsgroups.

Managing UUCP and Usenet by Tim O'Reilly and Grace Todino (O'Reilly & Associates, 1992) is a good guide for setting up your own Usenet system.

"Somehow, that News fails to disquiet me."
--- Cyrano de Bergerac

"Welcome, to the watering hole, to the death of objectivity, and
the killing fields of the wide boys, where are we now..."
--- Marillion, The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra)
Used in concerts as spoken intro by Fish
to the 2nd part of Misplaced Childhood

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