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I disagree :-) because the emails get into my mailbox in wrong time, just
when I am busy with my work, and as to forums, I use to read them during
leaisure (in fact, during meals, bad habit, I know...). I prefer to read
forum postings for their nice and user-friendly interface than those quoting
mishmash in emails :-)
Lucy


----- Original Message -----
From: "Trevor Jenkins" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 8:19 PM
Subject: Re: SignWriting List has moved to a new address...please take note
of it...


>I disagree. I prefer the "push" nature of mailing lists. Someone wants
> to say something I get an email immediately. I don't like the "pull"
> nature of forums. Someone wants to say something I have no idea
> they've done so until an indeterminate period of time later.
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> I really don't have time to check every list-orum every day. Email
> lists save me time because there's no need for me to do anything.
>
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 5:39 PM, Lucy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> In my humble opinion, mailing lists are outdated, and for most free web
>> forums there are space/server problems at all...
>>
>> Lucy
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Reese"
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 6:32 PM
>> Subject: Re: SignWriting List has moved to a new address...please take
>> note
>> of it...
>>
>>
>>> Lucyna,
>>>
>>> I believe that any type of forum or discussion list ultimately needs
>>> storage space and searching utilities for archived material. Listservs
>>> have been around for a long time, while web forums haven't. They tend to
>>> be
>>> a reliable form of storage that doesn't change much. Web forums may be
>>> dependent on income streams while listservs usually are not - making it
>>> a
>>> more dependable resource and without concerns of personal data mining or
>>> selling.
>>>
>>> Bill
>>>
>>>
>>> Lucyna Dlugolecka wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Dear Valerie
>>>>
>>>> why not set up a web forum?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> lucy
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Valerie Sutton"
>>>> <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 6:06 PM
>>>> Subject: SignWriting List has moved to a new address...please take note
>>>> of it...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting List
>>>>> April 9, 2010
>>>>>
>>>>> Dear SignWriting List Members:
>>>>>
>>>>> To my surprise, Valencia Community College, which donates the
>>>>> SignWriting List to us, has chosen to move our SignWriting List, along
>>>>> with
>>>>> four other Lists related to sign languages, to a new server using new
>>>>> LISTSERVE software.
>>>>>
>>>>> So, our new SignWriting List address is:
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting List
>>>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>>>
>>>>> So please change your address books, with the new SignWriting List
>>>>> address, and we all are automatically switched over right now...Please
>>>>> always send your messages to the new address.
>>>>>
>>>>> I still have to update our SignWriting List home page, with the new
>>>>> information. I have not received the administrative information yet
>>>>> myself,
>>>>> but when I do, I will inform you how you can manage the way you
>>>>> receive your
>>>>> emails on the SignWriting List.
>>>>>
>>>>> Many thanks to Valencia Community College and Kevin Matis for their
>>>>> generosity of time and server space...
>>>>>
>>>>> The SignWriting List was founded on my own personal computer back in
>>>>> 1996, and then it was moved, with the help of Paul Cowley, to the
>>>>> group of
>>>>> sign language related lists at a college in Canada, which included
>>>>> SLLING,
>>>>> TEACHASL, TERPS, and a sign language group from ONTARIO Canada, and
>>>>> the SW-L
>>>>> (SignWriting List). We were on the server in Canada for years, and
>>>>> then we
>>>>> all moved to Valencia Community College in Florida...
>>>>>
>>>>> The SignWriting List is 14 years old!
>>>>>
>>>>> Your messages provide us a window into SignWriting history, and a help
>>>>> to those who have technical questions.
>>>>>
>>>>> The SignWriting List Archives, which Bill Reese preserved for us
>>>>> (thank
>>>>> you, Bill) have been a major blessing - People access the Archives
>>>>> daily to
>>>>> learn about SignWriting history - Some are even writing research
>>>>> papers
>>>>> about the SignWriting List, since there has been so much activity from
>>>>> so
>>>>> many groups over the years, from so many countries...there are members
>>>>> on
>>>>> our List from over 20 countries.
>>>>>
>>>>> You can access four List Archives on this web page:
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting List Home Page
>>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/swlist
>>>>>
>>>>> Adam, Steve and I are finalizing the International SignWriting
>>>>> Alphabet,
>>>>> the ISWA 2010, this weekend, and then we start a new decade. The ISWA
>>>>> 2010
>>>>> will be installed into SignPuddle Online, and into other software.
>>>>> Steve is
>>>>> updating the SignWriting Image Server, Binary SignWriting, and the
>>>>> ISWA
>>>>> Reference Manual, and Adam is finalizing the photos and animated gifs
>>>>> for
>>>>> the 261 handshapes in the ISWA 2010, and I am working on the
>>>>> documentation
>>>>> and updating web pages and so forth...smile...Our web sites are old
>>>>> and need
>>>>> a lot of updating!
>>>>>
>>>>> I hope you all are doing well -
>>>>>
>>>>> Val ;-)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Valerie Sutton
>>>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting
>>>>> Read & Write Sign Languages
>>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org
>>>>>
>>>>> SignPuddle
>>>>> Create SignWriting Documents Online
>>>>> http://www.SignBank.org/signpuddle
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting Shop
>>>>> Books, DVDs, Lessons, Services
>>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/shop
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting List
>>>>> Technical Support: Ask questions...
>>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/swlist
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting Literature Project
>>>>> Writing Literature in Sign Languages
>>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/literature
>>>>>
>>>>> SignWriting Sponsors Forum
>>>>> Help Educational Non-Profit Organization
>>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/sponsors
>>>>>
>>>>> Deaf Action Committee For SignWriting
>>>>> Center For Sutton Movement Writing
>>>>> a US educational nonprofit organization
>>>>> PO Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038, USA
>>>>> Tel: 858-456-0098 Skype: valeriesutton
>>>>>
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> Regards, Trevor.
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