[DML] Re: DML makeover?
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[DML] Re: DML makeover?



Firstly i need to mention that i helped to move the DOC UK forum 
over from Yahoo to our PHP based forum and since that time EVERYBODY 
is in agreement that this was the right thing to do. 

However in all the time i have been reading this list, i dont recall 
the 'consensus' voting on any proposal whatsoever to move the list 
onto another format. Honestly, it only takes a little time and 
effort from those at the 'top' to do so.

I enjoy reading all of the Delorean related 'newsgroups' and as you 
appreciate we now have a very good choice, but i am sorry to say 
this but the DML has become VERY outdated, what with many other 
forums now thriving, unless the people that look after this 
newsgroup change with the times, this site will become as redundant 
as DMC factory workers became 25 years ago :(.

There are many forum programmes that can send individual emails to 
those who wish to recieve them, so sorry i dont see that as an 
argument.

So why not put this to the newsgroup members as a poll or a ballot 
or something else and prove me wrong?.... That way its the members 
that decide.

Take a look at the actual 'posts' profile, at the bottom of this 
page, unless people dont need help anymore, i would say they are 
already going elsewhere for it.

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/


Kind Regards 

Mike Bosworth
#2001

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Chris Hawes" <chris@...> wrote:
>
> *****  Moderator's Note  *****
> This issue comes up from time to time and so far, the 
> consensus is to leave well enough alone.  There are a 
> large number of DMLers who like the individual email
> capability over a web interface.  
> 
> ***** Mike G  Moderator of the week *****
> 
> 
> In recent months the UK DeLorean Owners Club has gone from a Yahoo 
based
> setup just like how the DML is at the moment to a more intuitive 
experience
> where images and more can be used.  See www.ukdoc.co.uk
> <http://www.ukdoc.co.uk/>   
> 
>  
> 
> All club members seem to have migrated over together with new 
additions.
> The general consensus I feel is that it is a great improvement 
over how it
> was done before.  I know my Inbox doesn't bulge like it did 
before, that's
> for sure!
> 
>  
> 
> Just curious to know if the DML community would like to follow 
suit and
> whether the moderators etc have already been looking into 
something similar?
> 
>  
> 
> Regards,
> 
>  
> 
> Chris Hawes
> 
> # 5255
> 
> 
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