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Subject: Re: Could this message board be made available as a mailing list too?

Author: Tom King

Date: 12:20:40 10/05/97

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On October 03, 1997 at 20:40:57, Bernhard Sadlowski wrote:

>On October 03, 1997 at 17:01:48, Tim Mirabile wrote:
>
>>>I guess many
>>>people would like to be able to do offline reading, when you have
>>>to pay for online time. This is the case for most dial up users
>>>in Germany.
>>
>>At this point, messages from the previous day are being archived daily
>>at 4AM server time. (The delay is to give the moderators four hours to
>>notice stuff which needs to be removed before it gets into the archive
>>files).  If you go to the archive page, you can download the previous
>>day's articles, then disconnect from the net for reading and composing
>>replies.  The archive files are zipped plain text files, so you can use
>>any text editor for this.  When you are done and are ready to post your
>>replies, you would just need to go to each message you want to reply to
>>and use "copy and paste" to copy your reply into the form.
>>
>>(Yes, this will be added to the FAQ :) )

Fair point. But for those of us who have to offline reading, a
mailing list/ newsgroup is better.. Any chance that the posts
could be piped into some sort of mailing list. Maybe there's
software out there to do this sort of thing automatically?

Nice website, and interesting posts, btw

Cheers,
Tom



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