This could be fun to setup. Let us (South Burlington) know if this is
something you'd all like and we'll look into setting it up. But, as far
as just popping a quick note to the group, nothing is easier than this
list so graciously hosted by UVM.
Michael Vining, Information Systems Specialist
South Burlington School District
550 Dorset Street
South Burlington, Vermont 05403
Direct: (802) 652-7298
DNS Help Desk: (802) 652-7050
From: School Information Technology Discussion
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Paul Griffith
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2007 2:01 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Listserv suggestion
Hi, longtime lurker, first time poster. I've appreciated this listserv,
lots of good discussions, suggestions, commentary, etc. I'm tired of
listserv format, though. It was a challenge to keep my email inbox
organized, deciding if I wanted to keep info, etc. I switched recently
'digest' style, which reduces it to one email a day, but a very hard to
email. The style of communication on this list is bulletin-board
listservs are often more for top-down info distribution - meetings,
announcements, changes, instructions, etc. So it seems.
I thought that I might just be clueless, whether there might be listserv
reading management software or something that everyone is happily using.
Like, that would put threads back together so they can be read in a
clustered sequence. Didn't find anything. Does everyone just use their
So the question: what are the chances that this group could migrate to
something like phpbb (www.phpbb.com) or something similar, something
rss or just auto emailing for when new topics are posted? I'm not a
admin; don't even play one on TV, so I can't volunteer leadership on
suggestion. Just seeing if there's anyone else that's wishing to
from this clunky format, or anyone that can identify why the listserv
has endured here.
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