Hierarchy List

Hierarchies carried by News.Individual.NET including description and retention time:

Name Description Language [Encoding] Retention
24hoursupport.* independent volunteers help with computer problems English >1000 days
3dfx.* Support for Products of 3dfx English >1000 days
abg.* Augsburg, Germany German >1000 days
acadia.* Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada English, French >1000 days
adobe.* Support for Products of Adobe English >1000 days
alabama.* Alabama, USA English >1000 days
alt.* Alternate Hierarchy
Groups are added on user request only
(no alt.binaries.*, alt.mag.*, alt.sex, alt.sex.*)
English >1000 days
ar.* Argentina
(without ar.binarios.*)
Spanish >1000 days
at.* Austria German >1000 days
atl.* Atlanta, Georgia, USA English >1000 days
aus.* Australia English >1000 days
austin.* Austin, Texas, USA English >1000 days
autodesk.* Support for Products of Autodesk Mainly English >1000 days
az.* Arizona English >1000 days
ba.* San Francisco bay area English >1000 days
bc.* British Columbia, Canada English >1000 days
be.* Belgium Flemish, French >1000 days
bih.* Bosnia and Herzegovina
(without bih.*binaries*)
Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian >1000 days
bionet.* Biology and Biochemistry English >1000 days
bit.* BITNET mailing lists English >1000 days
biz.* Business English >1000 days
bln.* Berlin, Germany German >1000 days
bne.* Brisbane, Queensland, Australia English >1000 days
borland.* Support for Products of Borland
(without borland.public.attachments)
English >1000 days
boulder.* Boulder, Colorado, USA English >1000 days
brasil.* Brasil Portuguese >1000 days
braunschweig.* Braunschweig, Germany German >1000 days
ca.* California, USA English >1000 days
cakewalk.* Support for Products of Cakewalk English >1000 days
calgary.* Calgary, Alberta, Canada English >1000 days
cam.* Cambridge, UK English >1000 days
can.* Canada English, French >1000 days
canb.* Canberra, Australia English >1000 days
ch.* Switzerland multilingual >1000 days
chi.* Chicago, USA English >1000 days
chile.* Chile
(without chile.binarios.*)
Spanish >1000 days
chinese.* Chinese Chinese [GB2312] >1000 days
cn.* China Chinese [GB2312] >1000 days
cna.* News of "Central News Agency" Chinese [BIG5] >1000 days
co.* Colorado, USA English >1000 days
codewarrior.* Support for the CodeWarrior Family of Products English >1000 days
comp.* Computer
(without comp.binaries.*)
English >1000 days
corel.* Support for Products of Corel English >1000 days
creative.* Support for Products of Creative Labs English >1000 days
cz.* Czech Republic Czech >1000 days
dc.* Washington, D.C., USA English >1000 days
de.* German Language
(without de.alt.dateien.*)
German >1000 days
demon.* Support Groups of the British ISP Demon English >1000 days
dictator.* The Dictators Handbook Forum English >1000 days
dk.* Denmark
(without dk.binaer.*)
Danish >1000 days
ed.* Edinburgh, Scotland English >1000 days
edm.* Edmonton, Alberta, Canada English >1000 days
ee.* Estonia Estonian >1000 days
england.* England English >1000 days
es.* Spain
(without es.alt.binarios.*)
Spanish >1000 days
esp.* Spanish Language
(without esp.binarios.*)
Spanish >1000 days
europa.* Europe multilingual >1000 days
fa.* International mailing lists English >1000 days
ffm.* Frankfurt on the Main, Germany German >1000 days
fido.ger.* German FIDO-Net German >1000 days
fido7.* Russian FIDO-Net Russian [Cyrillic] >1000 days
finet.* Finnish Language Finnish >1000 days
fj.* Japan
(without fj.binaries.*)
Japanese [KANJI, KATAKANA] >1000 days
fl.* Florida English >1000 days
fr.* French Language French >1000 days
france.* France French >1000 days
free.* Entirely unregulated newsgroups
Groups are added on user request only
(without free.*binar*)
multilingual >1000 days
ger.* Heise-Verlag (Magazines iX and c't) German >1000 days
gnu.* GNU Software English >1000 days
gov.* Government Information English >1000 days
grk.* Greece and Greek Language Greek >1000 days
hamburg.* Hamburg, Germany German >1000 days
hamster.* News and Mail Server "hamster" multilingual >1000 days
han.* Korean
(without han.binaries.*)
Korean [HANGUL] >1000 days
hannover.* Hanover, Germany German >1000 days
hawaii.* Hawaii, USA English >1000 days
hfx.* Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada English >1000 days
hiv.* HIV-related issues English >1000 days
hk.* Hongkong
(without hk.binaries.*)
Chinese [BIG5] >1000 days
houston.* Houston, USA English >1000 days
hr.* Croatia
(without hr.*.binaries)
Croatian >1000 days
hsv.* Huntsville, USA English >1000 days
humanities.* Humanities English >1000 days
hun.* Hungary Hungarian >1000 days
idoctra.* Languages and Translations English >1000 days
ie.* Ireland English >1000 days
in.* Indiana, USA English >1000 days
is.* Iceland Icelandic >1000 days
israel.* Israel English >1000 days
it.* Italy
(without it.binari.*)
Italian >1000 days
it-alt.* Alternate Italian Hierarchy
In compliance with www.linuxfan.it/it-alt
(without it-alt.binari.*)
Italian >1000 days
italia.* Italy Italian >1000 days
japan.* Japanese
(without japan.binaries.*)
Japanese [KANJI, KATAKANA] >1000 days
jaring.* Jaring, Malaysia (ISP) English >1000 days
k12.* American Kid-Net, "kindergarten through 12th grade" English >1000 days
ka.* Karlsruhe, Germany German >1000 days
kassel.* Kassel, Germany German >1000 days
kiel.* Kiel, Germany German >1000 days
kl.* Kaiserslautern
(without internal groups of the university), Germany
German >1000 days
kw.* Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada English >1000 days
la.* Los Angeles, California, USA English >1000 days
linux.* Operating System Linux
(without linux.binaries.*)
English >1000 days
luebeck.* Lübeck, Germany German >1000 days
macromedia.* Support for Products of Macromedia English >1000 days
malta.* Malta English >1000 days
maus.* MAUS-Net German >1000 days
melb.* Melbourne, Australia English >1000 days
mex.* Mexican newsgroups Spanish >1000 days
mi.* Michigan, USA English >1000 days
microsoft.* Support for Products of Microsoft multilingual >1000 days
misc.* Miscellaneous English >1000 days
mn.* Minnesota, USA English >1000 days
mtl.* Montréal, Québec, Canada English, French >1000 days
muc.* Munich, Germany German >1000 days
muenster.* Münster, Germany German >1000 days
nashville.* Nashville, Tennessee, USA English >1000 days
nb.* New Brunswick, Canada English >1000 days
nbg.* Nuremberg, Germany German >1000 days
ne.* New England area, USA English >1000 days
netscape.* Support for Products of Netscape English >1000 days
news.* Newssystem und -software English >1000 days
nf.* Newfoundland, Canada English >1000 days
ni.* Northern Ireland English >1000 days
nl.* Netherlands Dutch >1000 days
nlo.* For Open Source developers English, Dutch >1000 days
no.* Norway Norwegian >1000 days
nord.* Northern Germany German >1000 days
north.* Weser-Ems Area, Germany German >1000 days
novell.* Support for Products of Novell English >1000 days
nrw.* North Rhine Westphalia, Germany German >1000 days
ns.* Nova Scotia, Canada English >1000 days
ntl.* NTL, UK (ISP) English >1000 days
ny.* New York State, USA English >1000 days
nyc.* New York City, USA English >1000 days
nz.* New Zealand English >1000 days
oecher.* Aachen, Germany German >1000 days
oesterreich.* Alternate Austrian Hierarchy German >1000 days
ok.* Oklahoma, USA English >1000 days
ont.* Ontario, Canada English >1000 days
openwatcom.* Open Watcom Fortran 77, C, and C++ Compilers English >1000 days
opera.* Support for Products of Opera Software English >1000 days
or.* Oregon, USA English >1000 days
ott.* Ottawa, Canada English, French >1000 days
owl.* Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Germany German >1000 days
pbinfo.* Paderborn, Germany German >1000 days
pdx.* Portland, Oregon, USA English >1000 days
perl.* Perl Programming English >1000 days
pgh.* Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA English >1000 days
pgsql.* All about PostgreSQL (Open Source Database) English >1000 days
phl.* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA English >1000 days
phx.* Phoenix, Arizona, USA English >1000 days
pl.* Poland Polish >1000 days
pnw.* Pacific North-West (USA / Canada) English >1000 days
pt.* Portugal
(without pt.binarios)
Portuguese >1000 days
qc.* Québec, Canada French, English >1000 days
rec.* Recreation English >1000 days
redhat.* Linux Distribution Redhat English >1000 days
relcom.* Russian Russian [Cyrillic] >1000 days
rhein.* Rhein area (Cologne and Bonn), Germany German >1000 days
ruhr.* Ruhr area, Germany German >1000 days
rwth.* RWTH Aachen (University), Germany German >1000 days
saar.* Saarland, Germany German >1000 days
sbay.* South Bay region, USA English >1000 days
school.* International School Net English >1000 days
schule.* German School Net German >1000 days
sci.* Science English >1000 days
scot.* Scotland English >1000 days
scout.* Scouts and Guides multilingual >1000 days
scruz.* Santa Cruz, California, USA English >1000 days
sdnet.* San Diego, California, USA English >1000 days
se.* Sweden Swedish >1000 days
seattle.* Seattle, USA English >1000 days
sfnet.* Finland Finnish >1000 days
sg.* Singapore Chinese, Malay, Tamil, English >1000 days
si.* Slovenia Slovenian >1000 days
sk.* Slovakia Slovak >1000 days
soc.* Society English >1000 days
spline.* Studentisches Projekt LInux NEtz German >1000 days
staroffice.* Support for Staroffice multilingual >1000 days
stgt.* Stuttgart, Germany German >1000 days
stl.* St. Louis, Missouri, USA English >1000 days
swnet.* Sweden Swedish >1000 days
sybase.* Support for Products of Sybase English >1000 days
talk.* Talks English >1000 days
thur.* Thuringia, Germany German >1000 days
tmnet.* TM Net, Malaysia (ISP) English >1000 days
tnn.* The Network News Japanese >1000 days
tor.* Toronto, Canada English, French >1000 days
triangle.* Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA English >1000 days
tw.* Taiwan Chinese [BIG5] >1000 days
tx.* Texas, USA English >1000 days
ufra.* Lower Franconia, Germany German >1000 days
uk.* Britain, "United Kingdom" English >1000 days
ukr.* Ukraine and Ukranian language newsgroups Ukrainian >1000 days
ulm.* Ulm, Germany German >1000 days
us.* USA English >1000 days
utah.* Utah, USA English >1000 days
van.* Vancouver, Canada English, French >1000 days
vmsnet.* Operating System VMS English >1000 days
wa.* Western Australia English >1000 days
wales.* Wales English, Welsh >1000 days
wanadoouk.* Wanadoo, UK (ISP) English >1000 days
wash.* Washington, USA English >1000 days
wi.* Wisconsin, USA English >1000 days
wolfsburg.* Wolfsburg, Germany German >1000 days
wpg.* Winnipeg, Canada English >1000 days
xs4all.* XS4ALL, Netherlands (ISP) Dutch >1000 days
yu.* Yugoslavia multilingual >1000 days
z-netz.* BBS net "Z-Netz" German >1000 days
za.* South Africa and Afrikaans English, Afrikaans >1000 days

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