I guess I missed this discussion -- working on finishing my thesis for
school, broke my "mouse" finger at work, left the mail for a few days, and
all of a sudden I have 400+ messages to go through.
I have a question:
How many people are using old text-based mailing as their only means of
What I am getting at:
By no means am I in any way disrespecting the list -- I am extremely happy
with the assistance I have received from it; it is an excellent source for
info, encouragement and support, but the messages are overwhelming!
I am curious if there would be interest in someone (i.e. not me!) setting up
a web-based discussion forum. You take your browser to a site, the
discussion is broken up into different topics, so if you had technical
questions, you would be in a different area than the jokes of the day, etc.
You can avoid stuff that is non-relevant to your purpose, and have a general
discussion area for relaying stories of exploits across the country, blown
Not knowing the computer experience of most of the listers, perhaps many
haven't seen this type of site before, so if you would like, check out
http://www.rageunderground.com/cgi-bin/Ultimate.cgi which is a site I
frequent for help concerning my video card.
Again, I think this resource is great, and I don't want to put anyone out of
the "mailing list" business, but just an idea. My newtork connection right
now is too slow to support this kind of thing, but maybe some day when I get
cable modem service...
Thanks for your time!