Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Forum Format

From: Mark R. Harris (
Date: 18 Feb 2008

You guys keep saying that the general membership is in favor of the status quo, but I'm not convinced that you're right. As people get more exposure in other groups to the functionalities I've described, I suspect that they will want them. I know I do.


On 2/18/08, JIM DOHERTY <> wrote:
> Mark,
> Re your comment below:
> "Not meaning to be belligerent about this :), but with
> other web-based formats that are more advanced than
> the rather primitive Yahoo Groups, you
> can have the very broad range of personalized
> functionalities I have described, including the
> ability to receive emails but **only** the emails
> you want to receive. Let me put it this way: if
> formats exist (as they clearly do) that would allow
> rara-avis-l members to do all that, what argument is
> there for us not availing ourselves of them? I'm just
> not getting it."
> I think there's a sense here that the current system
> works, and if it ain't broke don't fix it.
> And, of course, it goes without saying that any system
> that would give members the option of avoiding having
> to read my endless repetitins of all that is wrong
> with Altman's THE LONG GOODBYE should be resisted to
> the last drop of blood.
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Mark R. Harris
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