[ale] ALE forum ?
jlightner at water.com
Fri Feb 25 13:51:33 EST 2011
For no good reason, that reminds me of my days in college as a Jaycee.
In one of the meetings a motion was made to disband the Jaycee chapter.
I was truly incensed - I felt if you didn't want to be a Jaycee any
longer why not just quit? Why try to make everyone else quit at the
same time? My only theory on that was the guy would have felt like
less of a loser if he could later say the chapter disbanded rather than
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Sent: Friday, February 25, 2011 1:33 PM
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Subject: Re: [ale] ALE forum ?
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See, what we ned it multiple lists!
(ducks and runs)
On Feb 25, 2011, at 10:10 AM, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> Since I have a gmail account I can't readily test the process.
> One very low-volume group I'm a member of is:
> Why don't you try to join and see how it works. You don't need to
> test sending / receiving emails. I assure you that part is
> transparent and just like any other mailing list.
> Again, I'm agnostic as to ALE changing to Google infrastructure for
> this. I just was trying to clarify that google offers users an
> experience very much like we have, but also offers a forum interface.
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Ron Frazier
> <atllinuxenthinfo at c3energy.com> wrote:
>> In that case, I would like the idea better, add functionality for
>> that want it, without sacrificing functionality you already have. Do
>> have to have a Google account and / or have scripting enabled to do
>> admin stuff on your own account? I'm OK with scripting on sites
>> user generated content.
>> On 02/25/2011 08:20 AM, Greg Freemyer wrote:
>>> Google Groups have neither of those restrictions.
>>> 1) Any email address can subscribe, login, change profile, etc.
>>> 2) You can interact 100% via email (except subscribe / unsubscribe /
>>> change subscription setup / etc)
>>> I too run a google group. My users are a static non-technical group
>>> so I do all the subscribe / unsubscribe activities for everyone.
>>> few of my users have ever logged into the group. They just get
>>> I only login to do admin stuff.
>>> That said I personally have no opinion about ale changing its
>>> On 2/24/11, Ron Frazier<atllinuxenthinfo at c3energy.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Doug,
>>>> That would be a problem for me.
>>>> I don't have a Google account. I don't want them tracking
>>>> do. Also, I do not allow Google sites to use scripting in my
>>>> since user generated content can create a risk of virus / trojan
>>>> I simply don't allow scripting on sites where I cannot trust all
>>>> Even if that weren't the case, if the forum sends you an email
>>>> that there is a new message, instead of sending you the new
>>>> which some do, that definitely wouldn't work.
>>>> On 02/24/2011 09:33 PM, Doug Hall wrote:
>>>>> In my opinion, the Google group should be ALL that we use. For
>>>>> who don't want to log in to a website, simply use the email option
>>>>> (which is the default membership type). Those of us who prefer not
>>>>> getting all the email messages can use the no email option and log
>>>>> into Google to see all the messages. All of this is in the "manage
>>>>> memberships" link under your Google account - available from any
>>>>> Google website when you're logged in. In either case, you can
>>>>> send a message to the group the same way we currently do on the
>>>>> list. In fact, you can associate multiple emails to your account
>>>>> email the group from any one of them. I manage several Google
>>>>> and it just doesn't get any easier. Google handles the SPAM, lets
>>>>> monitor the first message (to help spot spammers), etc. Another
>>>>> advantage? It's Google. You can search everything very easily.
>>>>> With BOTH an email list and a user group, one will suffer.
>>>>> Doug Hall
>>>>> Ale mailing list
>>>>> Ale at ale.org
>>>>> See JOBS, ANNOUNCE and SCHOOLS lists at
>>>> (PS - If you email me and don't get a quick response, you might
>>>> call on the phone. I get about 300 emails per day from alternate
>>>> mailing lists and such. I don't always see new messages very
>>>> Ron Frazier
>>>> 770-205-9422 (O) Leave a message.
>>>> linuxdude AT c3energy.com
>>>> Ale mailing list
>>>> Ale at ale.org
>>>> See JOBS, ANNOUNCE and SCHOOLS lists at
>> (PS - If you email me and don't get a quick response, you might want
>> call on the phone. I get about 300 emails per day from alternate
>> mailing lists and such. I don't always see new messages very
>> Ron Frazier
>> 770-205-9422 (O) Leave a message.
>> linuxdude AT c3energy.com
>> Ale mailing list
>> Ale at ale.org
>> See JOBS, ANNOUNCE and SCHOOLS lists at
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