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Re: TECH: Why this low-tech forum?

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Monday, May 3, 2004, 20:51
Gary Shannon wrote:
> On the other hand, BBS forums have the huge advantage > of being able to segregate everything into specific > categories and topics. In truth, as I'm sure I said > once several years ago, I'd MUCH rather this were a > BBS forum than this stone-age mailing list format. > But alas, there are always those who, like Mark Twain, > are in favor of progress but uncomfortable with > change.
Personally, I don't see any great advantage to BBS's over threaded mail programs. And mail programs have the advantage that you don't have to remember to go to a specific web site. But, I wouldn't be heartbroken if it became a BBS forum.