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Saint Abyssal wrote:
> I also like the idea of the change to a forum-based discussion center.
> However, there may be an issue of convenience for our busier members. They
> seem fond of the list as it is because the messages are sent directly to
> their inbox. I haven't been an active forum-goer for some time now, would
> there be a way to keep the convenience of a mailing list for some members,
> while the rest participate in the traditional way at the forum? The
> ability to receive notifications of new threads by email and post by email
> might make the prospect more appealing to members fond of the mailing list
Precisely. You will lose many members (me included) if this goes forum-based.
And for Pete's sake, it isn't like there aren't a few godzillion
dinosaur-based forum out there for those who want them!
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
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Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology
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