On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 03:32:56PM +0000, Thomas Bridge wrote:
> On 12/5/05, Ken Guest <ilug at ken.guest.cx> wrote:
>> > Because we do get some great gems of posts/articles sent to the mailing list -
> > but links to them in the mailing list archive tend to be too transient; more so
> > when archives need to be regenerated as the URIs for those archived posts
> > change from one instance of the archive to the next.
>> So take the postings and stick them on the website directly. Most
> people aren't going to object to taking their pearls of wisdom and
> highlighting them on the website. It doesn't require people to
> generate content explicitly for the site.
>> In any case, my earlier point stands - taking emails and
> "highlighting" them on the web site doesn't require people to generate
> web site content, it requires that someone take the postings and
> highlight them.
I'd prefer that rather than writing a review/lengthy post for the mailing list
people write these for the website at the very least because that content will
be less transient and also less likely to be lost when archives get generated.
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