[amsat-bb] Re: Hopefully - Some ITAR Clarifications.

Nigel Gunn nigel at ngunn.net
Wed Oct 28 18:42:54 PDT 2009

Agreed, but you have to remember to GO THERE.
E-mail comes to me and my e-mail client rejects most of the spam and
sorts the good stuff into folders.
Much easier

Samudra Haque wrote:
> With a forum, you can unclutter your mailbox, and also the forum
> system can always tag messages according to a timeline/subject/thread
> whatsoever, so if you are really busy (are we not all busy ... its a
> hobby of course) then just wait to log on, and then when you do, the
> system can show you (if desired) all of the unread messages in the
> various topics you are subscribed to (Think: USENET Newsgroup style
> focus) unless you wish to say "catchup" and then all is marked as
> read.
> In your current system of receiving messages from the "amsat-bb"
> mailing list, unless you have a very large mailbox and never delete
> your message pool, you are (we are..) all keeping separate message
> copies for each and every reply, instead of just the delta's for each
> message kept on a server somewhere. This method is not only bandwidth
> inefficient, it also means YOU the user are responsible for tracking
> your threads and keeping up to date. Would you not wish to lessen your
> burden just a little bit by having the system keep track of where you
> are in your hobby ?
> If you like, the forum can also mail all relevant postings to you as
> regular SMTP mail, so if you don't like the forum, that's ok too.
> -samudra N3RDX
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 6:06 PM, Tony Langdon <vk3jed at gmail.com> wrote:
>> At 08:37 AM 10/27/2009, Samudra Haque wrote:
>>> Yes, I usually take care to divide my correspondence amongst the
>>> particular groups I am working with, and this is also the basis in
>>> which I recently proposed moving to (a) moderated forum (such as
>>> phpBB) or (b) sub-dividing the amsat-bb list into amsat-engineering
>> If AMSAT goes to a forum, I'm out of here, I can't cope with the volume of
>> messages on a forum, much easier in email.  Email lists can be moderated
>> too, but the separation might be a good way to simplify ITAR compliance.
>> 73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
>> http://vkradio.com
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