newsgroup for cacti?
cereoid at prodigy.net
Mon Nov 5 23:55:16 EST 2001
Cereoid* <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:guFF7.983$Ql5.150006888 at newssvr15.news.prodigy.com...
> Cacti_etc already meets your criteria, Brian.
> The forum is unmoderated, accessible by all and is not a Yahoo (or other)
> Club, Group or Community. Its not a newsgroup but it does performs in that
> function. If you receive e-mail, you can get Cacti_etc. The forum is free
> spam and attachments.
> I suppose I understand the format after all!
> Do you receive Cacti_etc, Brian? If not, you should.
> Cacti_etc is already an easily accessible mailing list and includes
> caudiciforms (fat plants). Its just not a newsgroup. Aren't you already a
> subscriber? You should be if you expect to be up-to-date in what's going
> in the world of succulent plants.
> Brian Watson <brian at spheroid.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:1005000599.3761.3.nnrp-13.9e98ea3a at news.demon.co.uk...
> > "Cereoid*" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> > news:nYxF7.11731$ep.1470856400 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
> > > And what is the appropriate forum?
> > >
> > > The original message was cross posted, so it should have appeared here
> > also.
> > >
> > > I don't have a bad attitude on the matter. I simply feel that such a
> > > newsgroup is unnecessary because there are already more than enough
> > > on the topic. A newsgroup would not contribute anything worthwhile.
> > Then you don't understand the format.
> > Newsgroups come devoid of ads and moderation, for starters, and many
> > computer users prefer to use their simplicity of format and
> > Good enough reasons for me.
> > > It would
> > > just be another free for all and not constructive or add to the
> > > understanding of the plants.
> > Of course it would.
> > The Yahoo (and other) Clubs, Groups and Communities are not accessed by
> > computer-using growers for the reasons I have stated above.
> > --
> > Brian
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