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cgarriss at garriss.net
Sat Nov 21 07:28:23 EST 2020
I agree with Lawrence. I found that when NAFEX made the "decision" to go
in a "more modern way" it became less and less useful in general.
With the list it came to me once I was a member. I did not need to log into
another app, getoads of unrelated crap, I could easily see what was of
interest, what I could just skip over. Bells and whistles may be nice for
some things. But I found them distracting. As far as I could tell the move
to groups had a negative impact - less information, fewer people
participating, more junk and unrelated info.
There are some thing an old fashioned listserv does better than a new
format. This list is one. I find it interesting that so much traffic has
just evaporated. I think, at least in my case, NAFEX the organization
became less important as it became more difficult to use. Perhaps the 20
to 30 year olds might disagree, but I did not really see them
participating. So, I dropped my membership in NAFEX the organization,
continue to monitor this list and hope for a come back.
Stay well all.
>From My Samsung S20 5G
On Sat, Nov 21, 2020, 00:40 Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com> wrote:
> This list still works, as before. Is there any way to revive it....again?
> Is it worth it? Of course. Facebook gets worse and worse and worse..my feed
> is approaching 50% commercial ads.
> Lists that use email are the best there are. Groups.io is excellent but
> limited and if the forum is large with lots of traffic with a long history
> can be expensive. ibiblio is free;
> doesn;t have the bells and whistles of groups. io but is as good where it
> counts. I am in tough with the ibiblio admins so can get done what I need
> to ensure the survival of this excellent forum.
> Does Nafex, Inc. use Facebook? Do they even have an in-house forum?
> Anyway, I am still here and will be for a long time. As long as I am around
> this list will be also.
> I am mostly interested in vegetables but always want to learn more about
> fruit growing.
> Lawrence London
> Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
> 919 448 8556
> and hello to Ginda and Elizabeth! :-)
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