[NAFEX] NAFEX question - Very sorry to see NAFEX in present stae.
sherwindu at att.net
Sat Dec 17 03:24:11 EST 2011
On 12/16/2011 9:20 PM, Dr. Chiranjit Parmar wrote:
I do not understand your concerns about Nafex reaching out to
the world. Anyone can join either the Ibiblio forum or the forum
on the Nafex web site. The Ibiblio forum does not require Nafex
membership, so money there is not an issue.
The only decline I see in Nafex is the poor participation on their
web site forum. For whatever reason, the Nafex members appear
to prefer the Ibiblio email based forum.
I am seeing the same conflict in my other club Midfex, where
certain people want to replace our Ibiblio forum with a web
site based one. I am administrator of the Midfex forum and
would like to see it continue, as has been done in Nafex. I am
seeking some kind of compromise, where there is a division
between technical discussion and personal messaging. The former
for Ibiblio and the later for the web site. It seems like people have
definite preferences for one format or the other. The Midfex
people with heavy computer experience favor the web site, while
others like the simplicity of emails on Ibiblio. I am a retired
guy, but I don't like blogs, facebook, twitter, etc., and I find the
forums perfectly adequate. It will be interesting to see how this all
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