Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] More PAW's question re comments asked for.
From: "Mike Durling" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2001 23:43:20 -0500
References: <>


It might be worth a try.  You have to watch out enthusiasm may wane after a
little while.

By the way, don't worry about your English.  Its a lot better than my

Mike Durling

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Georg Bauer" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 8:15 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] More PAW's question re comments asked for.

> Hi!
> In article <000b01c085b0$acec9ce0$6d6b193f@8xqli>,
> wrote:
> [about a photo critique web board]
> >This is an excellent Idea, works a lot like the Photoworkshop (Robert
> >Farber) that
> >I belong to. We post images and questions and then those who want to have
> >say
> >do so. Every once in a while you have someone who is still learning the
> How about something like Squishdot? It's quite nice for running
> diskussions and newsbits. I have one set up at
> (sorry, german contents, but I could easily change that). It allows you
> to post new articles (and categorize them - so you could post new links,
> Infos, Pictures, what ever you like) and comment on those. Those
> articles can easily include links to your photos (this being the
> prefered way), so you don't have to post them to one special board. Or
> you could include them as an attachement, if you don't have an own board
> (I could hack it up a bit that attached images are shown inline). It's
> much like Slashdot or those other weblog systems and so is really
> tailored for running discussions. Search and stuff is included, so you
> can easily digest the archives for informations later.
> Running it (and pushing to it's limits) wouldn't be a big
> problem for me. Actually this was what should have been in the
> first case, only that it's quite stupid to run it if you are the only
> contributor. Although I did hang my own homepage onto it. It's currently
> run moderated, so don't be astonished if your articles don't show up at
> once.
> Traffic wouldn't be a big problem, I have nice conditions at my provider
> and if it grows to big, I might be able to cut another deal. It's my own
> employer where I run the stuff and I am the guy who does all their
> internet developments. They can't throw me out ;-)
> I just would need someone to go over the stuff and "touch it up" a bit -
> my english isn't the best, since I am not a native speaker.
> bye, Georg
> --

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