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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. Stanley 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.