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Actually, Dennis' site is adding an email server format in addition to the
bulletin board format, not replacing the bulletin board format.

Scott
Ypsilanti, MI


On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Bill Polhemus wrote:

> We've had this discussion numerous times. The email system is preferred by
> the majority. It is a simple thing to subscribe to the "Digest" format, or
> to set up folders (most email programs do this) with a filter sending all
> mail coming from SEAINT to that folder.
>
> OTOH, most "discussion board systems" such as UltraBoard are kludgy and
> clumsy to use and administer-I know, I participate on some of them myself.
> It is significant to note that Dennis Wish's "Structuralist.Net" has
> switched to an email server format, because few people were using the
> UltraBoard as it is just too darned inconvenient.
>
> In short, "push" technology seems to work better than "pull" for discussion
> lists.
>
> Really, this just seems to me to be laziness on the part of a few.
>
>
>
> William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
> Polhemus Engineering Company
> Katy, TX, USA
> Phone (281) 492-2251
> FAX (281) 492-8203
> email bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: J. K. [mailto:structure_r_us(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 1:24 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Problems with 'List Server'
>
> What Safat need to do it to discontinue the 'list
> server' thing. Just switch to the a simple discussion
> board system.
>
>
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