[pcductape] Re: Why do we have so many places to post to??

  • From: "Huntress" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 06:33:57 -0500

Because Freelists hosts technical lists that are searchable via Google and
other search engines.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lisa Schnepf" <lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 1:16 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Why do we have so many places to post to??


> Pam,
>
>   Why does Freelist frown on offtopic posts?  Why do they care? I've
> seen some lists close down because of that, and it makes no sense to me.
> Why do they care what we talk about on our lists?
>
> Lisa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pam
> Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 12:21 PM
> To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: Why do we have so many places to post to??
>
>
> Hi Trapper,
>
> We moved from yahoogroups to topica because of problems and advertising.
>
> Topica has its own set of problems and is often very finicky about who
> receives posts and who doesn't. Actually, it has more problems than
> yahoo ever thought of having but there was no advertising.  Note that I
> said "...WAS no advertising."... (Now that they are soon to be adding
> advertising too it might be time to give yahoogoups another go for the
> chatty list.)
>
> We went to freelists because it is more reliable and fewer people have
> problems with freelists.  However, we are told that freelists frowns on
> offtopic posts so we still use the topica list also because the folks on
> this list are of a chatty, friendly nature and seldom stay on topic for
> long.
>
> Does that clear things up for ya?
>
> Pam
>
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of trapper
> >Sent: Sunday, March 21, 2004 10:48 PM
> >To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [pcductape] Why do we have so many places to post to??
> >
> >
> >Why do we have so many places to post to??
> >
> >Untitled Documenttrapper@xxxxxxx Arts of Alaska by Diane
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Huntress" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 3:19 AM
> >Subject: [pcductape] Re: (no subject)
> >
> >
> >> Trapper, try to remember to add a subjectline to your posts for
> >freelists.
> >> Otherwise they come to me or one of the mods so we have to approve
> >> it.
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "trapper" <trapper@xxxxxxx>
> >> To: "techie-stuff" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Sunday, March 21, 2004 8:03 AM
> >> Subject: [pcductape] (no subject)
> >>
> >>
> >> > Why do we have so many places to post to??
> >> >
> >> > trapper@xxxxxxx
> >
>
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