Fri Oct 29 12:19:10 PDT 1999 — We’re renumbering the active file on Ultra, aka news.sonic.net, and this means that posts you make right now will be delayed, and will show up in a little while. Additionally, the article counts which you see before you enter the group may be way off from the number of articles that are in the group.
In other news news, our new satellite linked news feed and server are coming together. The satellite dish is being installed on Monday. This new machine has more than 100 gigs of spool space, half a gig of ram, and will be able to do a really good job with all of the Usenet, including binaries. -Dane