RARA-AVIS: Re: Forum Format

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 18 Feb 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Mark R. Harris"
<brokerharris@...> wrote:
> The bottom line is, using thread subscriptions on a web-based forum, you
> greatly reduce the number of emails you receive that are of
absolutely no
> interest to you. I consider that a gain. Sure, it's good to visit
the forum
> once in a while to check out new topics, but that's no big deal;
create an
> icon on your desktop and click on it occasionally. A web-based forum can
> accommodate more subscribers, posting on a wider range of potentially
> marginal sub-topics (and off-topics), without any strain whatsoever.

Mark, this is a web-based forum. As a subscriber, you can choose the
"web only" option. This is what I do (no email). I only read the threads I want (thread drift aside, of course) and I don't mix email with the forum. It is not painful at all.



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