[78-L] Oldtimers query
dme3 at cornell.edu.invalid
Thu Apr 4 18:20:08 PDT 2019
Doug here, ringing in...
This has been an interesting thread. I wish I had a full set of 78-l
posts, but I don't. (I once had lots of personal emails from that era,
but with a computer crash about 8 years ago I lost them all.) The whole
discussion brings back memories of those early days. I was involved in
a major project at work and stressed out. With 78-l, I had created a
monster (a GOOD monster) and I discovered that certain maintenance tasks
can snowball into a major commitment. I was always grateful that Ron
Fial offered to step in and take over the hosting and administration, so
I could enjoy 78-l like everyone else! It's great to see so many
familiar names from 20 years back, still involved in an old fashioned
e-mail based forum.
Perhaps we should start a "where are they now?" thread...
On 4/4/2019 8:27 PM, Kurt Nauck wrote:
> I wonder of Doug Elliot would have a full set. Doug? Are you listening? ;-)
> On 4/4/2019 7:18 PM, Donna Halper wrote:
>> On 4/4/2019 8:01 PM, Kurt Nauck wrote:
>>> So I wonder who has a complete archive of all 78-L posts? It would be
>>> great to upgrade my existing list.
>> I don't have them all, given that I only joined in late 1997. (Plus, at
>> one point in 2005, I had a massive computer crash and lost some files).
>> But I do have many of the 78-L postings from late 1997 till now, and
>> would be happy to share the ones I have. I would think Michael Biel has
>> lots of them too, since he is the person who invited me to join and
>> seemed like a 78-L ambassador at that time.
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