Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 04:00:23 -0600 (MDT)
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Subject: fordtrucks-digest V1 #177
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fordtrucks-digest Friday, August 29 1997 Volume 01 : Number 177

Ford Truck Enthusiasts - 1979 And Older Trucks Digest
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RE: ADMIN: Things in the works - need feedback [CATLN7]



Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 05:39:09 -0400 (EDT)
From: CATLN7
Subject: RE: ADMIN: Things in the works - need feedback

>Date: Wed, 27 Aug 1997 21:40:38 -0400
>From: Ken Payne
>Subject: ADMIN: Things in the works - need feedback
>1. CGI script being tested which will let us randomly
> rotate banners submitted by members.
>2. CGI script which allows us to have password protected
> web pages. Many possible uses of this.
>3. Many new web pages being tested.
>4. New user survey form being tested. This time the
> user survey results will go on the web site (just the
> year/model/engine)

Sounds like a great idea !

>5. New voting form for a split into 3 lists! I've received
> a few emails about the possibility of this. It was
> suggested that we split along these lines:
> a) 1959/60 and older trucks
> b) 1960/61-1979 trucks
> c) 1980 and newer trucks

Sounds good to me

> A diesel split was also suggested. The user survey should
> give a indication of which split makes the most sense or
> if two new lists makes sense. This new list server costs
> less than the previous one so we can afford it. Current
> lists would keep the same addresses.
>6. Domain registration. This would allow us to have an address
> independent of any provider - no more tracking down links to
> the site if we change web providers.

I completely agree with this suggestion.

>7. A couple of people mentioned helping out with the administration
> of the lists. Thanks! But.... the new list server cuts my
> administrative tasks from about 50 chores per night to about 10.
> Its no longer eating all my time.
>Please let me know what you think, either via the list or send
>private email to me. I especially want to hear about what everyone
>thinks about a 3rd (and possibly 4th) list. Be patient if you
>expect a response, given the history of these types of issues
>my mailbox will probably get flooded.
>- -Ken
>List Administrator, 1967 Ford F100, 390FE V8
>Our web site:

BTW this list has been a very enjoyable experience.
I look forward to getting the digests daily.
You're doing a GREAT job !!

Chris Thompson
1967 F100, 240 3sp.(soon to be 302 4V/ C4, upgrade to P/S,P/DiscB)
1968 Mercury Cougar, Dan Gurney Special, 302 2V, C4
1982 Mercury LN7, 1.6L, 4 sp.


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