As a noun newsgroup
is a repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject.
As an adjective offlist is
(internet) not on a mailing list or newsgroup.
A repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject.
* 2003 , Sven Junghagen, Henrik C. J. Linderoth, Intelligent Management in the Knowledge Economy
- Some of the users are 'old timers'; they have been around in the newsgroup for several years
* froup, newsfroup
(Internet) Not on a mailing list or newsgroup.
* 2001 , "Bruce Lewin", Dedicated/Co-Location Windows Server (Please reply offlist!)'' (on Internet newsgroup ''alt.internet.providers.uk )
* 2007 , Jonathan Paul Marshall, Living on Cybermind: categories, communication, and control
- I am interested in the following dedicated/co-location services. Please send me an offlist quote for a leased or purchased server with the following points detailed.
- Perhaps some of that can be attributed to all the offlist chatter (of which I am not a part at all).