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From Robert Holtzman <hol...@cox.net>
Subject Re: Forum outage
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2011 20:13:33 GMT
On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 07:47:31PM +0200, Andreas Säger wrote:
> Am 30.09.2011 18:35, Doug wrote:
> >If anybody cares, I *hate* forums. With a list, you get a bit of
> >everything,
> 
> If it is an emotional question then it is about the end user's
> emotions rather than yours.
> End user support by mailing lists simply does not work. The
> acceptance is extremely low. Same with the overall quality of
> service due to the technical restrictions.

Could you please expand on your objection to mailing lists?

> 
> >and you can select those things that interest you.
> >With a forum, you can only ask a specific question and wait for an
> >answer, and you will never learn about anything else.
> >(Yes, I know you can read the posts, but it is a lot more trouble, and
> >not worth the time and effort.)
> >And you have to sign in all the time--it doesn't just appear on
> >your screen. Sign-ins are a pain!
> >Just my 2¢ doug
> 
> Obviously, you have no clue what you are talking about.

Again, could you please expand on your opinion?

-- 
Bob Holtzman
If you think you're getting free lunch, 
check the price of the beer.
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