Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 Techniques Sharing
Mon Jul 30th, 2007
Could a forum be set up like in Yahoo Groups? Where there is a mailing,
which you can specify for individual or digest delivery. There is attached
files that could be stored in the file section. There is also a poll
section that can be very useful for development of needed features. Just
throwing out a middle of the road idea.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Thomas" <>
To: <>; <>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 7:23 PM
Subject: Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 Techniques Sharing

> That's exactly what I was getting at the other day with my question, until
> I
> remembered that there was one. I'm a forum person. I like to be able to go
> in and find what I want with a search button really easily. Forums are
> "stupid users like me" friendly. I much prefer them to other mediums.
> Eddie.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> On Behalf Of anon
> Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 1:16 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 Techniques Sharing
> What I don't get is why the NBOS FM forum isn't
> active?
> Most other software of this nature that I use has a
> searchable forum dedicated to the product and hosted
> by the developer. Properly categorised, this should be
> all we need?
> Why are we messing around with mailing lists?
> --- Christopher Rodrigues Macias
> <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Joe Frazier has been reminding us of the value of
>> community support in
>> learning how to use FM8. The mail list meets this
>> need to some extent, as
>> people can post questions and get answers, and even
>> search the archives.
>> However, the list has its limitations. I've been
>> mulling over what else we
>> might use.
>> There was an attempt last year to set-up a 'portal'
>> dedicated to all NBOS
>> products, but after some initial enthusiasm usage
>> rapidly fell off. I think
>> the portal concept was perhaps too ambitious, and in
>> part was competing for
>> people's attention with the mailing list. Perhaps a
>> different, more tightly
>> focused effort would work.
>> I've been playing with using a popular blogging site
>> as a way of posting FM8
>> techniques. You can see what I've done so far here:
>> Blogger allows group blogging now, so *if* others
>> wanted to go down this
>> path, it would be easy to add any/all who were
>> interested as co-authors to
>> this blog.
>> Thoughts? Other options? In theory a wiki might be
>> more appropriate, but my
>> impression is that free blogging tools have more
>> advanced features and
>> better usability than the free wikis I've been able
>> to locate. Do any of you
>> want me to add you as an author on this blog so you
>> can play with it?
>> Cheers,
>> Christopher

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