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Re: Looking for guinea pigs


Give it another shot. It might be a better test if there are more than a
handful of subscribers.

Maria

> From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Looking for guinea pigs
> 
> Wish I was! Does one mistake (no period) mean consignment to limbo???
> Cathy
> On Sunday, February 2, 2003, at 07:19 PM, Pamela J. Evans wrote:
> 
>> did it - I'm on.
>> 
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Sun, 2 Feb 2003 18:02:40 -0600
>> 
>>> Donna,  ????
>>> Cathy
>>> On Sunday, February 2, 2003, at 05:51 PM, Donna wrote:
>>> 
>>>> You missed the ----.---- between hort.net
>>>> 
>>>> Try again!
>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>>>> Behalf Of cathy carpenter
>>>>> Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 5:53 PM
>>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Looking for guinea pigs
>>>>> 
>>>>> I tried to sign up, and my request was returned with the following
>>>>> message: The following addresses   had permanent fatal errors --
>>>>> <majordomo@hortnet> (reason: 550 Host unknown)
>>>>> Cathy
>>>>> On Sunday, February 2, 2003, at 01:51 PM, Christopher P. Lindsey
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I'm pretty close to unveiling a new feature of hort.net and am
>>>>>> looking for guinea pigs.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> As part of an effort to make the hort.net mailing lists more
>>>>>> cohesive and easier to navigate, I've created a new interface
>>>>>> to the various lists.  Basically, this means that you can read
>>>>>> your gardenchat, perennials, ferns (and the list of hort.net
>>>>>> lists goes on) mail from a news reader instead of your email
>>>>>> program.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> There are many benefits to this scheme:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 1.  You can easily view messages in any format: threaded,
>>>>>> by date, author, etc.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 2.  You only view the subjects of the messages, then click
>>>>>> on the ones that you want to view.  It saves us both
>>>>>> bandwidth and download time.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 3.  The news archive is kept indefinitely, so you don't have
>>>> to
>>>>>> worry about missing messages if you're out of town or have
>>>>>> a small mailbox that might bounce if you're over quota
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 4.  Since people view messages when they want to instead of
>>>>>> having us send them all out at once, it distributes our
>>>>>> bandwidth usage more evenly (which is a good thing).  It
>>>>>> saves hort.net money (we pay much more than you probably
>>>>>> think for our bandwidth right now)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Anyhow, I'm looking for people who would be willing to try this.
>>>>>> Before I start giving access to people I'd like to have some
>>>>>> discussions about the way that I'm setting things up.  I have
>>>>>> some ideas, but I want to make sure that they're all OK with
>>>> everyone
>>>>>> before I program it all in.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> OK, the meat of this message...  If you're interested in being a
>>>> beta
>>>>>> tester and/or being involved in the decision-making process, send
>>>>>> an email to
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> majordomo@hort.net
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> with the body of your message containing the single line
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> subscribe admin-nntp
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> You'll get a confirmation message back; just reply to it and
>>>> you'll
>>>>>> be signed up!  We'll use that list to talk about stuff.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Chris
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
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>>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
>> 
>> 
>> --
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