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[NOISE] Re: Aquaria wars ?

Hadmut Danisch writes:
> Some (many) years ago there was a very large and long flamewar at the
> usenet. As far as I know it was called "The Aquaria Wars" because it
> began with a debate about the question whether the newsgroup should be
> named "alt.aquaria" or "alt.aquarium". I am looking for historical
> informations about this flamewar.

That was before my time, but I've certainly heard about it. Check out the
entry for Richard Sexton in Part 4 of Dave DeLaney's excellent Net.Legends FAQ.

(I can't seem to find an _accessible_ HTML copy of it right now, just
several broken ones, but 
ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/net-legends-faq/part4 works.)

-Futplex <[email protected]>