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  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Question
  • Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:46:54 -0300

Deb's comment about the email listserv kind of slipped by without people
noticing. This
listserv is an interesting phenomenon. Despite the name, it actually has no
relationship to NAFEX at all. It is hosted by the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill,
one of a very large number of "public domain" distribution lists managed by
them in the public
interest, and is neither moderated, controlled by, nor indeed associated with
NAFEX in any
way, (other than that a former NAFEX member got it set up). Given this,
obviously the
membership in the list is equally divorced from NAFEX as an organisation -
anybody can join,
and in fact, at least in Canada, the majority of members are not NAFEX
members at all.

The recently created forum is wholly a child of NAFEX. Only paid-up NAFEX
members will
be able to access it. The contents will not be shared with the email
listserv, nor vice versa,
and, since the audience will be different, (anybody in the world for the
listserv, paid-up
NAFEX members for the forum), it is likely that the content will similarly

> I also prefer email, but options are good.
> Coordinating the two so people who like ail could get forum posts as
> email or vice versa is an interesting idea.
> Road's End Farm <> wrote:

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