Re: Visit JewishGen’s New Website!


Rachel Kolokoff Hopper <r-hopper@...>
 

Hi Ariel,

I can’t help you with your questions about the new website but here are some answers for your questions concerning the new discussion group. 

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Thanks for joining!

Concerning the new discussion group beta, I like also its looks but I see some drawbacks to the previous version: 
- I cannot answer or post directly from my mail. I have to navigate to the new platform in order to do it.That means more work for the same result and that could generate less posts from the users.
- In addition, I need to create a new identifier in order to post (so now I need two different ones to deal with JG).
-  As I post directly on the site. How will moderators control it? Will it be published until the moderator reviews it? Before, the moderators would ensure what reached the users.
- If posts are available until review, the possibility to add links on the posts could have some security risks.
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Rachel Hopper
rkhphotography.net
r-hopper@...
Ft. Collins, CO


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