ADMIN: What if ClassicCmp were a blog?

From: Jim Strickland <>
Date: Wed Jan 15 22:56:02 2003

On Wednesday, January 15, 2003, at 08:53 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On Wednesday, January 15, 2003, at 09:41 PM, Jeffrey Sharp wrote:
>> In my quest to cover every aspect, to think about every permutation
>> of what
>> ClassicCmp *could* be in the future, I have yet another question to
>> ask
>> ClassicCmp subscribers: What if ClassicCmp were a weblog, in the
>> style of
>> Slashdot or Kuro5hin?

It's only appropriate to run this group on a technology which itself is
classic. MajorDomo is over 10 years old, so mailing lists qualify. :)
And as many others have said, text-only email (all else is an
abomination) is low bandwidth and will run on nearly anything, whereas
web access requires a ton of bandwidth and computing power. If we did
go with a web based system, we'd have to make it work with lynx. After
all, if you can't read it on a VT100, it's probably not appropriate to
this list.

-Jim (who is considering hooking a vt320 to a serial port on his OSX
(unix) mac...

Jim Strickland
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