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Stan:

Thanks for the info.  It happens that I have the other one bookmarked, so
while this one is certainly easier to remember, I have it setup so that
memory is not a factor! <grin>

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Wed, 6 Dec 2006, Stan Caldwell wrote:

> Scott:
>
> Another, arguably better, link to the Listserv archive is
> http://www.seaintarchive.org/group/seaint/.
>
> Regards,
>
> Badger Stan
>
>
> On 12/6/06, Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu> wrote:
> >
> > Martin:
> >
> > I would echo what many others have said: basically leave it as is in terms
> > of format and use, but look to improve the archive.
> >
> > At a minimum, when SEAOC/SEAOSC updates that SEAINT website, they should
> > update the links on the SEAINT website to the archive
> > (http://www.seaint.org/mailarchive.asp).  Those links are WOEFULLY out of
> > date.  The archive is still there and functioning, but for some reason the
> > links to it on the SEAINT website have not been updated since 2002.  FYI
> > (and for others information), you can reach the full, complete and
> > up-to-date archive at: http://euken.net/group/seaint/.  It is fully
> > up-to-date and is constantly, automatically updated.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Scott
> > Adrian, MI
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 Tom.Hunt(--nospam--at)fluor.com wrote:
> >
> > > Martin,
> > >
> > > I would leave the system as it is however I would like to see a better
> > job
> > > or system for achieving and searching previous posts.  Some of these are
> > > gold mines of information that I have actually used to deal with
> > building
> > > department plan check comments.
> > >
> > > I too have setup a filter (agent) within Lotus Notes Mail that sends all
> > > SEAINT messages to a separate folder (same system you have available at
> > > ABS Consulting) so they do not clog up my in-basket.  I then review them
> > > at my leisure and archive the "gems" to by local hard drive.
> > >
> > > I also like someone else's idea for a separate location for attachments.
> > > Sometimes a simple picture is worth a thousand words.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Thomas Hunt, S.E.
> > > Fluor
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > MWJohnson(--nospam--at)absconsulting.com
> > > 12/06/2006 08:49 AM
> > > Please respond to seaint
> > >
> > > To
> > > seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > cc
> > >
> > > Subject
> > > informal survey of listserve users
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Hello all.
> > > After a long absence from this listserver in an attempt to reduce the
> > > flood of email that I get every day (futile, by the way), I have
> > rejoined
> > > the server with the basic purpose to ask you all some questions about
> > this
> > > service.
> > >
> > > SEAOSC, the sponsor of this listserver, is in the process of revamping
> > our
> > > web pages. As a part of this, it is likely that they will restructure
> > both
> > > the hardware and software aspects of the servers, including the
> > > maintenance of the servers.  Since the listserver is, at least in terms
> > of
> > > bandwidth use, a large part of our server, and also since the listserver
> > > has largely been unchanged since it's original introduction, it seems
> > > appropriate to study if there might be better technologies that we might
> > > introduce to improve this service.
> > >
> > > I do not pretend to be an expert in this stuff, in fact I am quite the
> > > opposite.  I have done some looking around and it seems that format
> > > options are (a) the email messaging system that we now use, (b)
> > something
> > > called "blogs" that I don't know much about, and (c) a message board
> > > format that many organizations use.  An example of an engineering
> > message
> > > board can be found at www.eng-tips.com, which seems to have a nice
> > > organization but does not seem to promote responses to questions as much
> > > as our current system.  Also, it seems a bit too broad in the range of
> > > topics that it covers.
> > >
> > > Basically, I guess what I'm asking is, do you the users want to see any
> > > changes made in how this server operates, and if so, what?
> > >
> > > regards,
> > > Martin W. Johnson, S.E., SECB
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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