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Re: [Lister_CSOG] OT (only partly) Preserving Group Knowledge

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  • Steve Spence
    I don t believe there are any credible sources saying that. It hasn t come up in our moderator sessions. -- Steve Spence KK4HFJ http://www.green-trust.org
    Message 1 of 8 , May 6, 2012
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      I don't believe there are any credible sources saying that. It hasn't
      come up in our moderator sessions.


      --
      Steve Spence KK4HFJ
      http://www.green-trust.org
      http://www.essnmag.com


      Quoting Kevin <kchisholm@...>:

      > Dear Steve
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Steve Spence
      > To: Lister_CSOG@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2012 7:04 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Lister_CSOG] OT (only partly) Preserving Group Knowledge
      >
      >
      >
      > With all the ads on the group pages, I bet they are making quite a bit
      > of money.
      >
      > # OK.... if they are making money, why would they abandon the Groups?
      >
      > # Who are the "credible sources" that suggest Yahoo would abandon
      > teh Groups?
      >
      > Best wishes,
      >
      > Kevin
      >
      > --
      > Steve Spence KK4HFJ
      > http://www.green-trust.org
      > http://www.essnmag.com
      >
      > Quoting Kevin <kchisholm@...>:
      >
      > > Dear Steve
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Steve Spence
      > > To: Lister_CSOG@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2012 6:49 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [Lister_CSOG] OT (only partly) Preserving Group Knowledge
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > We thought that back when egroups imploded, but yahoo took the reigns.
      > > I'm sure if yahoo went down (no indications of that being so) then
      > > someone else would maintain the asset.
      > >
      > >
      > > # I would suggest that if if Yahoo Groups was making Yahoo money,
      > > they would not think of dropping it. If not making money, then there
      > > is a danger they would drop it.
      > >
      > > # Now, here is the problem: If it is losing money, why would
      > > anyone want to take Yahoo Groups over and keep it running?
      > >
      > > Kevin
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Steve Spence KK4HFJ
      > > http://www.green-trust.org
      > > http://www.essnmag.com
      > >
      > > Quoting Dave <dc9@...>:
      > >
      > > > Yes, and Facebook and the morons who post their entire life there
      > > > will be well taken care of also.. :-(
      > > > That is going to end up badly one of these days.. privacy
      > > > violations on a massive scale, etc.
      > > >
      > > > Fortunately I have spun off years of messages from Yahoo groups via
      > > > Pop email, but I think you are right. Sooner or later it seems that
      > > > Yahoo will implode
      > > > and a large amount of knowledge may be lost.
      > > >
      > > > Dave
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 5/6/2012 12:26 PM, owl wrote:
      > > >>
      > > >> Trevor wrote:
      > > >>>
      > > >>>
      > > >>> I increasingly read credible sources that suggest Yahoo may be in
      > > >>> serious decline, and if it is
      > > >>> like other big IT companies, the end is not always predictable or
      > > >>> pretty, and it is hard to know
      > > >>> where (or if) "pieces will land."
      > > >>>
      > > >>> This Group's past messages are a valuable compilation of a lot of
      > > >>> useful, practical information.
      > > >>>
      > > >>> Is or can any effort being made to create a separate archive of the
      > > >>> information here? [grammar on
      > > >>> that sentence was rotten, but hopefully the point is clear]
      > > >>>
      > > >>> I have no competence to solve the issue, but wanted to ask in hopes
      > > >>> that others can.
      > > >>>
      > > >>
      > > >> Have no fear. Google will decide what's good for you. They already
      > > >> 'guide' a great percentage of humanity.
      > > >>
      > > >> mike
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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