[CQ-Contest] Is it time for a new cq-contest forum format?
bparry at rgv.rr.com
Sun Dec 20 00:11:34 EST 2015
I usually like Barry's suggestions but this one I am not on board with. I
absolutely hate getting my e-mail through the internet. I have Microsoft
Outlook set up with several folders and folders so that the email flows
directly into different boxes (including the ones that my wife gets for her
sewing interest). I don't want to have to go to several different web
address to check each one of the different boxes.
I am not going to slit my wrists if we switch but I will certainly be
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Forums can be moderated, too.
On 12/19/2015 12:22, David Gilbert wrote:
> Except that this is a moderated list.
> Dave AB7E
> On 12/19/2015 8:29 AM, Barry wrote:
>> Sorry to interrupt the "please copy" discussion, but...
>> I wonder what everyone thinks about transitioning this 1980s-style
>> email list over to a modern web-based forum format such as vBulletin?
>> -Real-time posting, so that someone's question doesn't get 15 almost
>> identical replies caused by the multi-hour delay from the time a post
>> is made until it is approved for distribution -An easier way to
>> follow a topic, seeing all previous, relevant posts on the topic in a
>> logical sequence -An easier way to follow a topic, as each subject is
>> in its own thread -Easy access to archives and search -Ability to
>> easily skip threads/posts that don't interest you.
>> With all the tech-savvy people that participate here, I'm surprised
>> this hasn't been addressed before, or has it? The 3830scores web
>> site was a great improvement over the earlier 3830 list. Why not the
>> same for cq-contest - your thoughts?
>> Barry W2UP
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