[SpamCop-List] Re: The webgizmo is gone!!
nobody at spamcop.net
Thu Jan 29 13:46:55 EST 2004
"Firewoman" <nobody at spamcop.net> wrote in message
news:bvbhe2$d4n$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> "indigo" <nobody at spamcop.net> wrote in message
> news:bvbh0a$cji$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> > Firewoman wrote:
> > > "Marjolein Katsma" <nobody at spamcop.net> wrote in message
> > >>>
> > >> No, a considerable number of us will not test, or alpha-test or
> > >> beta-test the web forums at all - we won't go anywhere near
> > >
> > >
> > > Problem is, if that's all that's available, where else do you
> > Away.
> I guess it's one way to clean out the groups. Communication is
> communication, it's still typed in using a keyboard, still goes out
> internet. Form and function change all the time, but the basis is
> same. I can see a bit why so many people are upset over the change,
> wouldn't have even noticed it because my NG program still pulls up
> groups in NNTP regardless (at least until they go bye-bye).
> Change happens, that's why we're here fighting spam. Changes are
> challenge, and I just can't see all the people that have populated
> forums dropping away and giving up on a challenge unless they got
hit by a
The allure of the unmoderated newsgroups is that when you have
freewheeling ideas and some good humor, then creative ideas happen. I
was just reading about a similar comparison in a Plumbing Trade
all of the web forums I have visited have been pretty cut and dried.
Question/Answer. If what one is looking for is an answer, that's
great - which was the purpose behind the change.
The people who are upset want the freewheeling style of a newsgroup -
which, unless there is a reason that it is a problem for JT to
maintain the ngs, probably won't go away except .help - where nobody
probably should have been except to ask and answer questions anyway.
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