Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 Techniques Sharing
Terry FitzSimons
Tue Jul 31st, 2007
For the same reason that other projects with both forums and email lists
have a heavier email useage, its easier and faster. I can download my
email all over the place and read it when online access is not available,
then upload responses when online is available.

Terry

On Mon, 30 Jul 2007 16:15:51 -0700 (PDT), anon <edkinsr-at-yahoo.com> wrote:

>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
><cjrm-at-grapevine.net.au> 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:
>> http://fractalmapper.blogspot.com/.
>>
>> 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
--

Terry FitzSimons
FITZSIMONS-at-MINTEL.NET(Small Letters Only)

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