Great Circle Associates List-Managers
(June 1998)
 

Indexed By Date: [Previous] [Next] Indexed By Thread: [Previous] [Next]

Subject: Re: integrated delivery system
From: "Roger Fajman" <RAF @ CU . NIH . GOV>
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 1998 18:21:28 -0400 (EDT)
To: chuqui @ plaidworks . com, rsk @ gsp . org, list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM

> > Actually, that's *not* my version of reality.  *My* version of reality
> > includes a standard which eliminates the differences between the
> > command syntax and semantics of majordomo, listserv, listproc etc.
> > by codifying them in an RFC.
>
> first, ain't not gonna happen. too much history here now. Second, not
> really necessary. Most users simply aren't that heavy users of list
> services. Good, easy to use documentation and clear instructions and
> making things easy help a LOT more than trying to make everything the
> same.
>
> you don't need to make all list servers use the same syntax (and you
> couldn't if you wanted to. That needed to be done a decade ago). But
> you can make WHICH server is serving systems irrelevant.

I agree.  Web-based list subscription and unsubscription will make
command syntax much less of a problem than it is today.


Follow-Ups:
Indexed By Date Previous: Re: integrated delivery system
From: Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui@plaidworks.com>
Next: Re: Finding a Listowner
From: "Roger Fajman" <RAF@CU.NIH.GOV>
Indexed By Thread Previous: RE: integrated delivery system
From: "Woodrick, Ed" <ewoodrick@ed-com.com>
Next: Re: integrated delivery system
From: Rich Kulawiec <rsk@gsp.org>

Google
 
Search Internet Search www.greatcircle.com