On Fri, 11 May 2001, Christopher Phillips wrote: > cbm-hw-hackers ? (for all hw addons) I think that the original idea of this list was detailed technical discussions about advanced hardware and software projects. As some of you may remember, originally there were three lists hosted on lists.funet.fi. One was about multi-tasking unix-like OSes, one about something else and the last one was hardware-related. There was almost no traffic on the lists (at most a few messages per month). Since I merged the lists, traffic has increased. I'm sure that the first messages on this list (by myself, Ruud Baltissen, Frank Kontros and others) were very much hardware oriented. I've enjoyed following Ruud's PC-card thread on this list, although I cannot contribute much to that. But I don't think that end-user related discussions and daydreams belong here. Had the discussions on Jeri's board been on a technical level (e.g. questions on how the sprite logic should work and how it is implemented now), I wouldn't have minded. To Ramses: I prefer an almost dead list with high signal to noise ratio over what cbm-hackers has become now. Generic things can always be discussed on other fora, such as on the Usenet or other mailing lists. > I don't think anything should be created until sometime monday, to > give people in random timezones time to respond. That is a good idea. Marko - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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