Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 09:52:59 -0500
Reply-To: "Data _null_;" <iebupdte@GMAIL.COM>
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From: "Data _null_;" <iebupdte@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: What do we have to do to SAVE SAS-L
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I can't disagree with that. The site is very slow, at my house. But I
do like being able to edit my post, to correct my habit of omitting
words for one.
On 8/5/10, Jack Hamilton <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think the SAS forums are really badly designed and implemented, and are not as good as either SAS-L or the newsgroup. They could work if someone built a better front end.
> Jack Hamilton
> Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt.
> On Aug 5, 2010, at 6:55 , Data _null_; wrote:
> > I got the impression from a post from "F. J. Kelley"
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>, that the hosts of SAS-L would rather not continue.
> > I believe that is the reason the link is broken between SAS-L and
> > Google groups, and will not be repaired. That's just my take on the
> > subject.
> > Perhaps SAS-L should be shut down and we should start using
> > http://support.sas.com/forums/index.jspa.
> > SAS-L works well for me but we could probably have just as much fun
> > using the SAS Community Discussion forms.
> > On 8/4/10, Arthur Tabachneck <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> SAS-L posts, as at the end of July this year, are down 36.7% from what
> >> they were at the same point in time last year (i.e., 9962 posts this year,
> >> compared with 15745 posts last year).
> >> Has everyone's questions already been answered or, conversely, has
> >> competition between the usenet and listserv versions of SAS-L, SAS Forums,
> >> and the other posting sites that are now available simply resulted in
> >> people giving up looking for answers to their questions?
> >> If it is the latter, what can we ALL do about it?
> >> Art