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RE: Keep the list?
- To: "Steve Makohin" <SteveMakohin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Marco S Hyman" <marc@xxxxxxxxx>, "Oilheads List" <oilheads@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: Keep the list?
- From: "Ian Ellison" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 22:49:47 -0000
- In-reply-to: <007f01c7463f$188dd220$6501a8c0@SteveMakLaptop>
- Reply-to: <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Sender: owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
> Hello Marco and list,
> From: "Marco S Hyman" <marc@xxxxxxxxx>
> >I wrote:
> > > Is there still interest in keeping this list active?
> > The answer appears to be: yes. OK, I'll leave things as they are.
> A resounding YAY! from Steve :-D -- Long live the Oilheads list -- Small,
> civil, informative, and loved by all members.
> BTW, I noticed the absolute lack of negative responses, as well
> as negative
> sentiments (e.g., save the list, but X,Y, and Z sucks).
I have been on several lists that have had a similar discussion and they
have all come to the same conclusion. While a forum is a good repository for
static data, a mailing list is a more reactive and responsive means of
getting data on immediate issues, and also it's a lot easier to look at in a
work environment without anyone noticing! :-)
I like lists - I'm on about a dozen. European motorycycling lists have a
particular appeal as they all seem very civilised and friendly - doesn't
matter if it's BMW, Guzzi, Ducati, Triumph, or a more obscure marque, all
are equally welcoming. This one, while low volume, has the same positive