PanoTools mailing list archive
|Date/Time:||20-Feb-2012 04:01:32 +0000|
|Subject:||Re: Re: What is happening to Panotools list?|
On 2/19/2012 5:34 PM, Sam Rohn wrote:
> hi pat -
> sorry to all for the OT after the admin said basta, but just to clear
> up some misinformation floating around on the odd chance that anybody
> cares about the accuracy of information posted in this group
> yes, the facebook panorama group is searchable, members will see a
> search box in the upper right of the page, and all old posts are
> archived back to day one
> and yes, you can also choose NOT to divulge any personal info on
> facebook and other websites, they cannot read your mind, so if you do
> not want to reveal too much personal info just don't enter the data in
> facebook in the 1st place, and don't friend chatty relatives, etc :)
> otherwise, those concerned about facebook stealing their soul or
> teenagers being friendly etc should see this link for info on safely
> using the internet - http://zapatopi.net/afdb/ ;)
> personally, ive never been stranded on a mountaintop etc with a
> computer but without internet access and needing to search an old post
> on a mailing list, does this happen to you guys a lot or is it just a
> hypothetical situation ?
So when you went to Palmela2011 the plane you were on had Net access
allowing you to look at all of the FB posts? And in reply to your
question, yes, more than once. That's the whole point of having local
> otherwise, cats etc, what are other yahoo groups about i wonder ?
> yep, more random cat "argle-bargle", if i am using this term correctly
> lots of cats on flickr too, but that is hardly all that flickr is good for
> nobody ever suggested moving this ptng group to facebook, i certainly
> did not, or that the fb pano group was ever intended as any sort of
> "replacement" for this or any other group, but folks over here sure
> are cliquish & defensive of the yahoo group format,
You're totally missing the point, it's not the "Yahoo group format"
*it's a mailing list *with all of it's inherent advantages that people
who understand the concept prefer.
> which i and many others feel is stuck in 1998,
Gee, I didn't realize that there was only one side to this and you and
many others are on the correct side.
> and presently in 2012 yahoo is clearly a rapidly sinking ship, & this
> inflexibility is to this communities detriment, but i am not really a
> regular here anyway so...
Must you be so confrontational?
> thanks :)
> - - - - -
> Sam Rohn :: New York City
> Panoramic Photography :: http://www.samrohn.com
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> --- In #removed#, Pat Swovelin <panoramas@...> wrote:
>> Is Facebook searchable? Is Facebook able to be local so you can refer
>> to that information anytime or anywhere? Can you view thousands of
>> messages back to the first one if you need to find something? Can you
>> be on Facebook without divulging private data and having yourself
>> tracked everywhere you go?
>> And you said it yourself above when you used the word archive. Facebook
>> is anything but an archive of useful information. The best comment I
>> ever heard in relation to Facebook is "Facebook is for blabbing about
>> your cat."
>> Pat Swovelin
>> Cool Guy @ Large
Cool Guy @ Large