On Tue, 01 Oct 2002 19:28:55 -0400, "Kai M. Radicke"
>Glen Johnson spammed:
>> We would like everyone to go to the site, sign up ( FOR FREE)
>> and upload details and images of their cars. Please let us
>> know what you think of the site.
>This is utterly ridiculous and signifies one of the major problems of the
That's Internet. When you're talking about *an* internet, it's
lower case, but when you're talking about *the* Internet, it's
>What need is there to duplicate the efforts already found on
For fun? A desire to contribute? Of what need is there to
restore and drive 30+ yo sports cars? Must there first be a
demonstrated need before one takes on a task? If so, I fear for
>All that results from doing this is a chaotic web of
>semi-relevant websites with the information diffused among numerous sites
>rather than in one collective place.
So a distributed information system composed of various computers
using agreed upon protocols with which to communicate is a bad
idea? So much for the Internet.
>For two years this list has had the Triumph List Members Gallery. This site
>lists information on members' cars as well as a short biographical area if a
>member chooses to fill it out. The site works well in its implementation
>and design goals.
>Also, with about a year under its belt, is Corey Sherman's excellent TR
>Registry website. Note: Corey does not overlap other Triumph registry
>sites like the Spitfire Registry run by Joe Curry. Instead, Corey provides
>links to other registries so that people can easily locate the appropriate
>registry for their model.
>So if your intention, Glen, was to make the internet even more cluttered and
>useless, you have succeeded. I urge the list members of both the 6-Pack and
>Triumph lists to use the two established websites I mention above to create
>an even more thorough online database of our vehicles. By contributing your
>information to the TR Registry and the TR List site, you are helping to
>cultivate two, already very useful, websites.
I urge the members of both the 6-Pack and Triumph lists to use
whatever damm Internet resources they find useful. Go ahead.
The Internet isn't half full yet.
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