[Oberon] Usenet group comp.lang.oberon is no longer accessible

Chris Burrows chris at cfbsoftware.com
Sat Feb 6 01:22:21 CET 2021

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Oberon [mailto:oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of
> Arnim Littek
> Sent: Saturday, 6 February 2021 9:31 AM
> To: ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] Usenet group comp.lang.oberon is no longer
> accessible
> Google pulls long-running services on short notice, so it doesn't
> surprise me that they'll arbitrarily shut down a single newsgroup
> with low turnover/relevance to their goals.  Without having
> connections within the organization I think restoration of c.l.o will
> be a pipedream.  I've not tried the Internet Archive for old Usenet
> material....

The Wayback Machine was one of the first I tried to see if I could access
the Usenet Oberon archive from there but had no luck. However, this looks


The oldest post is from 18 years ago. Now I come to think about it, early
Oberon-related discussions were also in comp.lang.modula2,

Chris Burrows

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