Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 Techniques SharingTerry 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.
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
>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
>> 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?
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