[nafex] Re: A Note of Concern About this Forum

crmauch mauch1 at aol.com
Tue Jan 29 11:36:19 EST 2002


Well Don, this is one place I disagree with you (or my practices have 
widely diverged).  I've often used this forum to search for a prior 
message.  Usually it's a case of (I remember reading something 
about...) and looking it up in the archives.  I agree if something is 
important to me, I should make my own copy, but often you don't 
realize something was important to you until later.  In some cases 
the person who submitted something of interest may no longer 
participate in the group, so reissuing a question may not be possible.

I probably do have the nafex message that I'm interested in present 
in my e-mail folders, but searching Yahoo, which only has the nafex 
messages that I'm interested in, is more convenient.

I for one am not unhappy w/ the Yahoo service (unless of course the 
reason for concern that was raised has happened to us).

Thanks,

Chris Mauchline
SE PA, zone 6


--- In nafex at y..., Don Yellman <dyellman at e...> wrote:
> 
> 2.  As for the message board, I see it as a means to obtain timely
> advice and information, and to keep up with the  fruit growing 
problems
> others are having.  I don't think it should be regarded as a 
permanent
> record, but I am free to retain or even print out messages that
> particularly interest me.  I cannot imagine searching the message 
board
> archives for a particular bit of information from messages one or 
two
> years old.  There are so many ways of finding particular bits of
> information, including posting a new message on the board.   While 
Yahoo
> has come in for some criticizm, I have never had the slightest 
problem
> with the message board hosted by Yahoo, or either of its two
> predecessors.  The Yahoo hosting costs us nothing.  I see no
> justification for changing this system now, but if Yahoo ever drops 
us
> we can certainly consider alternatives.




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