[Csci551-talk] Re: Csci551-talk Digest, Vol 2, Issue 1
johnh at ISI.EDU
Mon Feb 2 15:10:42 PST 2004
On Sun, 01 Feb 2004 12:10:58 PST, rahul pilani wrote:
>Wouldnt it be better to use learn.usc.edu's discussion board .. rather than a mailing list like this one?.. i know this is more direct.. but that is more sophisticated and much more convenient..
>just a suggestion..
I don't really want to have this discussion on the mailing list as
it's not related to class content.
However, any students that want to send me mail privately about their
preferences, I'd be happy to consider them for future semesters (we're
not changing this semester!). In particular, I'd like to know WHY
other systems might be better (or more sophisticated and/or
(Personally, I've used both web moderated bulletin boards and mailing
lists, and found that web boards can be nice for some things, but you
get ONLY what's on the web. While a mailing list means everyone can
use their favorite mailers, and local tools to search the list, etc.
Thus it's not so clear (at least to me) which is more sophisticated
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