[Haifux] Let's face it! (was W2L discussion)
orr.dunkelman at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 16:39:32 MSD 2008
BTW, for those in linkedin, I've already started such a group, feel
free to join.
On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 12:05 PM, Orr Dunkelman <orr.dunkelman at gmail.com> wrote:
> That sounds as a good idea, and I support Eli and Oron's point of view
> (I personally do not have facebook account).
> If somebody would be willing to open such a group, with a bit of
> information on haifux + links to haifux that would be nice.
> Note that hiafux has a google calendar, which gives you RSS
> capabilities AFAIK, so as long as you can sync it with the calendar -
> you're fine (the calendar and the website are usually updated with 10
> minutes difference).
> As for what Zvi suggested - for that we need to have a backlog of
> lectures, where we know in advance the lectures two/three weeks in
> advance. Recently, this is not the case, and our schedule is usually
> On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Eli Billauer <eli at billauer.co.il> wrote:
>> Oron Peled wrote:
>>> If it points to haifux.org for the real info, than that's fine.
>>> However, I would not like it to become *the* principal haifux
>>> announcement board.
>> Completely agreed. I would take it even further: No events should ever
>> be announced there.
>> I see no advantage in announcing events in Facebook, since all members
>> would get the message anyhow through the mailing list. On the other
>> hand, that would require another place to keep in sync for scheduling
>> and rescheduling lectures. Plus a possibility for contradicting information.
>> But opening a Facebook so that people can announce that they belong to
>> it, could be a piece of advertisement. It should indeed only give a
>> short description about what Haifux is, and point to the site. If events
>> are announced there, someone may get the impression it's a reliable source.
>> Web: http://www.billauer.co.il
>> Haifux mailing list
>> Haifux at haifux.org
> Orr Dunkelman,
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