Re: Important: Encourage people to join the list
From: Henning Mortensen (
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 02:49:53 -0700 (PDT)
I agree that email-based groups are based on listservs. They represent 40+
years of improvements and contain functionality that listservs never even
thought of back in those days. This is like we should all be using IRC
because it was the forerunner for text messaging. Older technologies are
improved upon to make them easier to use and more powerful. Just one
example, the handling of non-text information.  It would be nice if people
could insert pictures, songs, documents. Email-based groups have made this

On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 10:11 PM Virgil Huston <virgil.huston1955 [at]>

> ... All the email based groups such as gmail offers are simply listservs.
> Cheers,
> Virgil

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