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Re: I just don't get Facebook...

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  • Richard
    Agree. Let s move onto to some more interesting posts. Not necessarily my posts, but enough of Face Book, please. Richard
    Message 1 of 31 , Feb 17, 2012
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      Agree.
      Let's move onto to some more interesting posts. Not necessarily my posts, but enough
      of Face Book, please.

      Richard

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Trausti Hraunfjord <trausti.hraunfjord@...> wrote:
      >
      > One could datamine FB with a program such as "Teleport" ... saving
      > everything to one's HDD... but considering all the cat-stories, weather
      > reports from granny's kitchen window etc, there would be little sense in
      > doing so. On the other hand, today's society for "most", doesn't include
      > "no internet access". We are connected 98% of the time, and I doubt that
      > any information is so essential that it could not wait for a connection to
      > be retrieved.
      >
      > That being said, I see this group as the perfect setup, and would not like
      > it to change over to anything remotely resembling FB.
      >
      > Don't fix it if it ain't broken.
      >
      > Trausti
      >
      >
      >
      > On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 5:40 PM, Pat Swovelin <panoramas@...>wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > ** On 2/15/2012 12:21 PM, Hans wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Roger Howard <rogerhoward@><rogerhoward@>wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On Feb 15, 2012, at 10:05 AM, Ken Warner wrote:
      > >
      > > We all use this forum to announce or denigrate other types of forums.
      > > What does that tell you?
      > >
      > >
      > > You might. The vast, vast majority of people I know, work with, and
      > > socialize with, don't subscribe to any mailing lists - in fact a
      > > significantly large number of people I associate with barely use email at
      > > all, as it's viewed (rightly, in my judgement) a terribly limited,
      > > >awkward, and inflexible medium.
      > >
      > >
      > > I have never used Panotools as a mailing list.
      > > Why would you spam, you mail with it when you can visit it online and post
      > > online.
      > >
      > > I do not understand why people choose to receive mails from it.
      > >
      > >
      > > Because you have *local control* of everything which gives you access to
      > > that knowledge anytime and anywhere without a Net connection. Nothing else
      > > allows you that capability. And if you need to you can always access it
      > > with a web-based UI.
      > >
      > >
      > > Hans
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Anyway, this *mailing list* has a lot of noise on it these days, including
      > > discussions of the opinions of the relative value of other communications
      > > mediums, frequent debates about platforms, and other discussions with only
      > > the most tenuous connection to the stated purpose of the forum. I would
      > > agree, not every medium is right for everyone - it's often generational and
      > > cultural - but to suggest that those mediums are not valuable is entirely
      > > self-centered. But mailing lists are hardly the end-all-be-all of social
      > > communications mediums.
      > >
      > > If you think Twitter is just for following Bieber, and Facebook is all
      > > about fending off requests from people you left behind when you graduated
      > > high school, you use them differently than I do.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pat Swovelin
      > > Cool Guy @ Large
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • Richard
      Agree. Let s move onto to some more interesting posts. Not necessarily my posts, but enough of Face Book, please. Richard
      Message 31 of 31 , Feb 17, 2012
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        Agree.
        Let's move onto to some more interesting posts. Not necessarily my posts, but enough
        of Face Book, please.

        Richard

        --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Trausti Hraunfjord <trausti.hraunfjord@...> wrote:
        >
        > One could datamine FB with a program such as "Teleport" ... saving
        > everything to one's HDD... but considering all the cat-stories, weather
        > reports from granny's kitchen window etc, there would be little sense in
        > doing so. On the other hand, today's society for "most", doesn't include
        > "no internet access". We are connected 98% of the time, and I doubt that
        > any information is so essential that it could not wait for a connection to
        > be retrieved.
        >
        > That being said, I see this group as the perfect setup, and would not like
        > it to change over to anything remotely resembling FB.
        >
        > Don't fix it if it ain't broken.
        >
        > Trausti
        >
        >
        >
        > On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 5:40 PM, Pat Swovelin <panoramas@...>wrote:
        >
        > > **
        > >
        > >
        > > ** On 2/15/2012 12:21 PM, Hans wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Roger Howard <rogerhoward@><rogerhoward@>wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > On Feb 15, 2012, at 10:05 AM, Ken Warner wrote:
        > >
        > > We all use this forum to announce or denigrate other types of forums.
        > > What does that tell you?
        > >
        > >
        > > You might. The vast, vast majority of people I know, work with, and
        > > socialize with, don't subscribe to any mailing lists - in fact a
        > > significantly large number of people I associate with barely use email at
        > > all, as it's viewed (rightly, in my judgement) a terribly limited,
        > > >awkward, and inflexible medium.
        > >
        > >
        > > I have never used Panotools as a mailing list.
        > > Why would you spam, you mail with it when you can visit it online and post
        > > online.
        > >
        > > I do not understand why people choose to receive mails from it.
        > >
        > >
        > > Because you have *local control* of everything which gives you access to
        > > that knowledge anytime and anywhere without a Net connection. Nothing else
        > > allows you that capability. And if you need to you can always access it
        > > with a web-based UI.
        > >
        > >
        > > Hans
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Anyway, this *mailing list* has a lot of noise on it these days, including
        > > discussions of the opinions of the relative value of other communications
        > > mediums, frequent debates about platforms, and other discussions with only
        > > the most tenuous connection to the stated purpose of the forum. I would
        > > agree, not every medium is right for everyone - it's often generational and
        > > cultural - but to suggest that those mediums are not valuable is entirely
        > > self-centered. But mailing lists are hardly the end-all-be-all of social
        > > communications mediums.
        > >
        > > If you think Twitter is just for following Bieber, and Facebook is all
        > > about fending off requests from people you left behind when you graduated
        > > high school, you use them differently than I do.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Pat Swovelin
        > > Cool Guy @ Large
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
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