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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: BBS or Digest


Thread: BBS or Digest

Message: Re: BBS or Digest

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From: Stanley Peters <peters at csli.Stanford.EDU>

Date: Tue, 27 May 1997 16:55:01 UTC


  I vote for adding a digest to the current exploder.


On Mon, 26 May 1997, Guenther Eichhorn wrote:

> Both a BBS and a digets are feasible.  The email exploder syste
> that our institute uses (Majordomo) has a digest feature.  If I
> can find the right host for the exploder, I can use that
> software and include the digest feature.  I have that for
> instance for the SSA exploder that I manage.  There are quite a
> few people that make use of it.
> I don't have BBS software available.  If somebody can point me
> to public domain BBS software that I can run on my HP
> workstation, and if there is really enough interest. I would
> look into implementing it.
> However, I am afraid if we use too many different media, things
> get too diffuse and it becomes too difficult to watch all of
> them.  Right now with the exploder and rec.aviation.aerobatics
> we have a good mix.  Adding a BBS would add another place that
> you'll have to watch.  I think that a digest added to the
> exploder would be the best solution, since both the digest and
> the regular exploder get the same messages.


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