[REBOL] eGroups Rebol-List replacement list Re:(2)
From: al:bri:xtra at: 13-Oct-2000 17:32
> Let me start by being totally honest and saying I hate egroups as they are
a hidden spam engine.
I haven't found that to be the case, and, I've been on several eGroups lists
for two years. They do send out adverts with each message, but this can be
eliminated with the payment of small fee. Or even practically ignored by
adding fifteen to twenty blank lines in your signature. The fee isn't much,
and is certainly a lot less than Rebol-Crew must be paying for
communications capacity. IIRC, Carl mentioned they were having gigabyte
days, and initiated the discussion of moving the list to eGroups (or another
server), so as to reduce that load on Rebol-HQ.
> Let me also say that I run a listserver out of HouseofFusion.com for
ColdFusion and JRun lists and it's been going very well. I've also got the
domain name RebolBase.com (being designed now, not mapped).
That's great! What would be the purpose of RebolBase.com?
> I'd be quite happy to set up lists for Rebol by me rather than by egroups.
Perhaps you'd like to help pay the fee to eGroups to remove adverts from the
eGroups list? Or can you afford to pay for a "gigabyte day"? I'm honestly
curious, not intending to be sarcastic or condescending.
Andrew (Impetuous) Martin