[Squeakland] forums status?
heiland at indiana.edu
Fri Apr 29 17:47:11 PDT 2005
Personally, I would just like to have a searchable archive for this
list. I'd gotten in the habit of using the forums for that (or maybe
it wasn't searchable). But a quick google reveals this archive:
(although it doesn't seem to have a search engine; maybe google is the
universal search engine)
So, no, I won't lose sleep over not having the forums.
On Apr 29, 2005, at 5:54 PM, Kim Rose wrote:
> Hi, Randy -
> Interesting (and well-timed) that you should ask! The forums
> (software) had some issues with security/virus vulnerabilities and so
> we pulled it offline for a short time. I just checked and found we
> launched "forums" just about one year ago.
> It wasn't for some time that I even realized they were "down" but
> noticed in conjuction with one of our power outages and sent a query
> to Mike and "the guys".
> We decided just this week that because of lack of activity, and
> noticing that no one in "Squeakland" had spoken up expressing dismay
> that the foum(s) was unavailable, we decided to call it an
> "experiment" that wasn't terribly successful. There were great
> lengths of time the forums went without new input, etc.
> All this stated, I am now asking you, and all the other Squeaklanders,
> to speak up if you wish to have the forums brought back online.
> It seems to me that this mailing list has been more effective and
> successful overall, but perhaps that assessment is incorrect.
> What do people think about forums? Do you want them back - despite a
> possible security risk or "vulnerabilities" with the forum software?
> Please send your comments and thoughts.
> - Kim
>> How long is forums.squeakland.org expected to be down?
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>> Squeakland at squeakland.org
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