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Re: GSBN:monthly announcement-mail



Could someone explain what editing means in terms of listservs and the
announcement list? Is that editing related to filtering out messages or
things that don't relate to the listserv or spam, or does it relate to the
messages themselves.

Joyce

on 2.28.2006 1:12 PM, billc_lists@...
billc_lists@...:

> I think it's a great idea to condense this info into a monthly digest
> format. There are definitely many who would appreciate such a highly
> condensed synopsis. It could also be submitted to TLS as a regular
> column.
>
> It will *definitely* take someone some time to edit such a list each
> month.  If I read your earlier post correctly, Duncan, you've said
> you'd be willing to do this for at least the first year.  That's
> great.
>
> I have to admit that I'm not overly jazzed about going to REPP -
> considering that it took them over two months to get the original
> Strawbale list back up and running (spawning SB-R-Us as a backup in
> the meantime) I've got a "once burned, twice shy" feeling about that.
> I have to admit that our own list software is less than cutting edge
> by a long shot (no archiving to speak of), so I hesitate to offer it
> as the home of such a list.  Yahoo groups or Google groups may be the
> best choice.
>
>
>
> At 6:43 PM +0100 2/28/06, Duncan Lithgow wrote:
>> If have renamed this conversation to ''. The start of the discussion and
>> an example announcement email can be seen in the archive at:
>> <a  target="_blank" href="http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/GSBN-Greenbuilder/message/563";>http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/GSBN-Greenbuilder/message/563</a>
>>
>> On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 10:50 -0600, Joyce Coppinger wrote:
>>> Could the announcements list be part of SB-r-us so we're still using a forum
>>> format and adding the announcements feature?
>> I'm not sure I know what you mean. But however it is done it would need
>> to be a separate list, and I can't see how it could be connected to a
>> forum.
>>
>> I would suggest, at the right time, we talk to REPP, and see if they
>> would host it, they use the Mailman software for their email lists -
>> very stable and good software:
>> <a  target="_blank" href="http://listserv.repp.org/mailman/listinfo/";>http://listserv.repp.org/mailman/listinfo/</a>
>> The advantages of this are:
>> * easy to administer
>> * good anti-spam functions
>> * easy to use archive
>> * easy to backup
>>
>> Then each list or individual would subscribe. So, if you're on a
>> (participating) list you would get it and if you were not on an email
>> list you could just subscribe yourself individually.
>>
>> And as Lars says (hi there Lars) this type of text is something that
>> people not addicted to their computer would probably still be interested
>> in getting.
>>
>> Let's see what people think... I suggest this list give it a yes/no
>> inside two weeks (by the 14th March). If the answer is yes, we ask for
>> comment from all the lists we know and take it from there.
>>
>> Duncan
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