Re: [asa] Forums?

From: RC Metcalf <rcmetcalf@thinkagain.us>
Date: Thu Sep 11 2008 - 22:15:27 EDT

FYI - I do live in Colorado, and we have Comcast, one of the fastest ISPs in
the west. If anyone does still have dialup, perhaps this will encourage
them to upgrade... :-) RC

----- Original Message -----
From: "j burg" <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
To: "David Opderbeck" <dopderbeck@gmail.com>
Cc: "James Patterson" <james000777@bellsouth.net>; <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2008 8:06 AM
Subject: Re: [asa] Forums?

> "There are still people who use dialup? Maybe out in some forsaken
> western states. ;-)"
>
> The last data I saw on this said the percentage was about 30% or so.
>
> Western states are forsaken? Well, sometimes, when I lived in
> Colorado, I felt that way. Even with dialup the highest speed I could
> get in the San Juans was 26K.
>
> jb
>
> On 9/11/08, David Opderbeck <dopderbeck@gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are still people who use dialup? Maybe out in some forsaken
>> western
>> states. ;-)
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:55 AM, j burg <hossradbourne@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> FWIW, I find the current LISTSERV quite satisfactory.
>>>
>>> For people stil using dialup, it is, I think, the best solution. But
>>> even since I switched to broadband last year, I still prefer it.
>>>
>>> jb
>>>
>>> On 9/10/08, David Opderbeck <dopderbeck@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > We've been over this a zillion times. Even better would be a blog.
>>> > The
>>> > reason seems to be partly inertia, partly luddite, partly historical.
>>> There
>>> > are some initiatives in the works but not quite a forum or a blog.
>>> >
>>> > On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 9:39 PM, James Patterson
>>> > <james000777@bellsouth.net>wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Why is this listserve still using a listserve; when you already have
>>> >> a
>>> >> forum?
>>> >>
>>> >> I've been trying to talk RTB into using one - they of course say they
>>> want
>>> >> to - but are "working on it".
>>> >>
>>> >> [tongue in cheek]
>>> >>
>>> >> It would certainly be more evolutionarily advanced.
>>> >>
>>> >> [/tongue]
>>> >>
>>> >> :)
>>> >>
>>> >> If it's just a phpbb thing, there are many different programs
>>> >> available.
>>> >> And
>>> >> Phpbb, while common, isn't great, imho. Would it help if I (and we
>>> >> all)
>>> >> just
>>> >> start using the forum? Or are there die hard listserve zealots here
>>> >> who
>>> >> refuse to evolve?
>>> >>
>>> >>
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>>> >>
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > David W. Opderbeck
>>> > Associate Professor of Law
>>> > Seton Hall University Law School
>>> > Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Burgy
>>>
>>> www.burgy.50megs.com
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> David W. Opderbeck
>> Associate Professor of Law
>> Seton Hall University Law School
>> Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology
>>
>
>
> --
> Burgy
>
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