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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Disseminating information

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  • John Edgerton
    Randal That could be useful until an missile supplement could be worked out for the SCA kingdom newsletter site. I do not know if the various kingdom web
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 24, 2012

      That could be useful until an missile supplement could be worked out for the SCA kingdom newsletter site.  I do not know if the various kingdom web sites have all the information on their missile email lists.  Much of the overall list would have to come from members of this list providing information on their kingdom email groups. If you could compile the list and people here give you the needed information, it could be quite worthwhile. 


      From: Randal of Camusfearna <randal_of_camusfearna@...>
      To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sun, June 24, 2012 10:30:52 AM
      Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: Disseminating information



      In the West we have "SCA-West-Archery@yahoogroups.com". Perhaps you could create a mailing list to include all such yahoo groups throughout the SCA? I realize it would take a bit of effort to compile the list, but then announcements could just be sent to all the groups at once. If you think it is a good idea, I'd be willing to search for the groups.


      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, John Edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:
      > When I was running the IKAC and IKCAC for twenty years I used the US mail to get
      > out the monthly scores and contest information to each kingdom newsletter. It is
      > much easier now with the use of email.
      > However, even with the newsletters having gone electronic they still have to
      > print some hardcopy for those members that do not want a electronic copy. So
      > there is still a limit of the number of paper pages the newsletters can print.
      > And the Electronic version has to be the same as the hard copy. This means
      > there could be problem with there not being enough space to always include the
      > archery information.
      > At the January board meeting the electronic newsletter format was briefly
      > discussed. It was brought up that even though the print and electronic versions
      > had to be the same, it "should" be possible for the kingdom newsletter editors
      > to also add supplements to the electronic copy, such as A&S information, etc.
      > One of the many things I would like to see a SCA wide missile group, in
      > whatever form, do is to put together some people to edit a society wide archery
      > newsletter that would go out in conjunction with kingdom archery newsletters in
      > each months kingdom electronic newsletter as a separate supplement. This could
      > also be done for; heavy combat, rapier, equestrian, thrown weapons, siege, etc.
      > This possible editing staff of the SCA wide missile group (SCAWMG) [I am getting
      > tired of typing that all out] would collect information and articles of SCA wide
      > interest including articles and information, etc. culled, with permission, from
      > the previous months kingdom supplements and see that the information is
      > disseminated society wide. This would get to everyone that subscribes to their
      > kingdom newsletter and reads the supplements. Which of course is still not
      > everyone in the society. But is most likely the best one could do.
      > Does anyone have first hand information on what the status of the possible
      > newsletter supplements is and will it be possible to do?
      > Jon

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