[NAFEX] electronic and membership discussion
marillen at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 15 21:08:44 EST 2008
This sure sounds like a generous and welcome offer to me.
Your offer is greatly appreciated! I am in no position to decide anything, but I just wanted to convey some appreciation of the offer.
>From: Robert Mullins <mullins at gaelicmysts.com>
>Sent: Feb 15, 2008 3:29 PM
>To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] electronic and membership discussion
>I have been resisting the urge to reply to all this for some time now,
>however..... I am not currently a contributing member of NAFEX, however
>I have been planning to be for some time. (I'm lazy I know). In any
>case, my undergraduate was in Marketing and my Masters degree was in
>IT. So with that being said;
>1. I am willing to volunteer to put Pomona into Adobe In-Design. It is
>the gold standard for creating marketing collateral, and for creating
>professional looking PDF's. Whatever I can do to help please let me know.
>2. I am also willing to work with whomever on a website re-design. I
>have created numerous dynamic websites for several clients of whom I
>maintain to this day. I have created forums, dynamic picture galleries,
>blogs, etc. etc. etc.
>I won't charge for my services at all, and will consider it a labor of
>love for NAFEX. So for what it is worth, I am willing to help if I can.
>Road's End Farm wrote:
>> On Feb 13, 2008, at 7:23 AM, Regina M. Kreger wrote:
>> The e-copy could take the form of an e-mail with "teasers" linked
>> to the full-text articles on the Web. The e-mail would be
>> forwardable, but access to the full articles would require
>> membership & password.
>> The line "the email would be forwardable" reminds me that individual
>> email addresses should be either removed or disguised in any e-form,
>> so as not to be easily harvestable by spammers. Probably individuals
>> should have the option whether to have their addresses not shown at
>> all, or shown in a form easily recognizable to other individual humans
>> but not by search engines (as, for example,
>> organic101 at linkny you-know-what-to-put-here com )
>> On Feb 12, 2008, at 11:08 PM, Spidra Webster wrote:
>> . However, in our particular chapter, I don't know of anyone who
>> lives in an area that doesn't have a public library with public
>> computers and high speed internet access.
>> Libraries here indeed have such things. And, at most hours, all the
>> computers are taken; you have to sign up, often in advance, for half
>> hour time slots. If you have personal email to deal with, or anything
>> else to do online, this doesn't leave much time for reading your NAFEX
>> info online. Even if the connection is fast, downloading and printing
>> it all out to take home and read later may not be either fast or
>> cheap; there's likely to be one printer for all the public computers,
>> and a per-page charge for printouts.
>> In addition, many rural people don't get to town every day, and have
>> other errands to do when they do get there which will take up all or
>> most of their time in town. Sometimes I don't get to town every week;
>> and I only live six miles away, have a car, and am physically quite
>> able to get around easily.
>> Aside from those comments: I see sense in all sides of this
>> discussion, so don't have much else to say here.
>> Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly
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