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Great Renaming

<Usenet, history> The flag day in 1986 on which all of the non-local groups on the Usenet had their names changed from the net.- format to the current multiple-hierarchies scheme. Used especially in discussing the history of newsgroup names. "The oldest sources group is comp.sources.misc; before the Great Renaming, it was net.sources."


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Nearby terms: greater than greatest common divisor greatest lower bound Great Renaming Great Runes Great Worm greek