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Re: Internet Relay Chats -- more on freeware

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  • lennep95
    ... Thanks for heads-up! Irene
    Message 1 of 11 , Jun 10, 2008
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      --- In Roman_History_Books@yahoogroups.com, "Samantha" <samantha@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I also love the blog and have a white mac! Being a Britisher I dont
      > often manage to schedule my work so I can attend the discussions,
      > however, through the group I have found so many more interesting
      > books to read and do try and keep up with the list and found an e-
      > learning course! Whilst I realise that this post is of no help with
      > chat room debate, I just wanted to say a big thank you to Irene and
      > the group for livening up my day and increasing my Roman library on a
      > far too regular basis!
      > regards
      >
      > Samantha
      >
      > --- In Roman_History_Books@yahoogroups.com, "Beverly & Ian Jennings"
      > <bjennings3@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I love the blog and check it nearly every day. I really enjoy the
      > classical blogger links Irene has listed.
      >

      Thanks for heads-up!

      Irene
      > > Couldn’t we continue to use the Yahoo email list and use another
      > chat site? And as to Irene’s question about our type of computer, I
      > do NOT have a Mac.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Heloise(Beverly)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Beverly & Ian Jennings
      > >
      > > bjennings3@
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > From: Roman_History_Books@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:Roman_History_Books@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Hahn Irene
      > > Sent: Sunday, June 08, 2008 2:21 PM
      > > To: Roman_History_Books@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [Roman_History_Books] Internet Relay Chats -- more on
      > freeware
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thank you for your comments, Garummm!
      > >
      > > We've discovered that AIM has become very volatile lately, so we
      > > definitely need another chat facility.
      > >
      > > The blog http://romanhistorybooks.typepad.com/ I cannot/would not
      > > change, it has one of the best software and support services around
      > > and has a number of news organizations as customers, always a good
      > > indicator. However, anyone can subscribe to it via e-mail -- scroll
      > > down the to bottom of the left-hand column -- in order to be kept
      > up
      > > to date as to what Bingley and I are putting up (watch his current
      > > series on mythology). Or put it on iGoogle, or use the RSS feed
      > (see
      > > the book mark button almost on top of the right-hand column) for
      > > whatever place you want it to be in, up to and including Facebook.
      > I
      > > myself have my favorite blogs on my iGoogle page so I that I can
      > see
      > > what my Classics blogger friends are doing.
      > >
      > > The website stands alone but can be reached from the blog.
      > >
      > > As to the e-mail list on Yahoo, I'm not sure what the alternative
      > > could be. We need a place for notifications, posts, and responses
      > by
      > > subscribers such as yourself. And will the bulk of the current
      > > subscribers switch or simply go away?
      > >
      > > Suggestions are welcome from all !
      > >
      > > Irene
      > >
      > > Roman History Reading Group
      > > Roman History Books and More (Blog)
      > > Cohost, Ancient Classical History Forum
      > >
      > > On Jun 8, 2008, at 3:44 AM, C. Aurelia Falco Silvana wrote:
      > >
      > > > Salvete omnes!
      > > >
      > > > There are many alternatives for chat setups, according to another
      > > > group I belong to. These centre around "Internet Relay Chats".
      > > > Here's a link.
      > > >
      > > > http://novaroma.org/nr/IRC_%28Nova_Roma%29
      > > >
      > > > I have tried, but cannot make it work. My browser keeps
      > saying "not
      > > > connected to any program". I did download a "client" called
      > > > "Pidgin" which has the advantage of managing all your various Chat
      > > > systems from one screen, and allowing you to modify many features
      > of
      > > > them (including nicknames, and, apparently history). However,
      > that's
      > > > as far as I have got.
      > > >
      > > > You might want to contact the Nova Roma webmaster on this. He is
      > very
      > > > computer-adept, which is probably why I can't follow this. I am
      > very
      > > > tired of struggling with computer systems: within the past year, a
      > > > hard-drive wipe, then a new tower, and persistent problems with
      > the
      > > > Windows installations. I keep losing capability with each change.
      > > >
      > > > I regret I cannot be an authoritative anchor on the chatroom
      > problem.
      > > > I struggle with no knowledge of what I am doing or why it works.
      > It
      > > > struck me from the beginning that the Roman Books website was very
      > > > complicated, given its many layers of access spread over various
      > > > systems (Yahoo, Aim, Blogs, typepad, etc. etc.) Perhaps it has
      > > > reached a threshold where things are "short-cicruiting" because
      > there
      > > > are so many interconnections. Maybe it needs to be simplified.
      > > >
      > > > Valete bene
      > > > Garummm
      > > >
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