Re: [Frameworks] Facebook

From: mike rice <>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 21:26:40 +0100

post note: how is a facebook thread "easier" to digest than an email server
where you can have *much more *control over its display than a standardized
facebook page?

On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 9:24 PM, mike rice <> wrote:

> Yes, a facebook page that allows users to "like" the frameworks list does
> seem harmless, but besides publicity (which I am not sure if Frameworks
> really needs, but if I am mistaken please say), what does this list really
> stand to gain from moving to Facebook?
> To John's question about the limits of Gmail: my point was not that Gmail
> is the *answer* to the organization flaws in Frameworks, just that there
> are other possibilities out there rather than just leeching onto social
> networking sites... I guess the point was that the text is all here, it is
> my opinion that it should be up to the user (the reader, contributor that
> is) to figure out what to do with it, how to comprehend it best.
> m
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Fred Camper <> wrote:
>> Having a Facebook page publicizing FrameWorks seems harmless enough,
>> though I might question whether we need new posters who can *only*
>> find the list because it's on Facebook.But anyone could make such a
>> page, really, and I don't see how anyone else could object. Migrating
>> all the discussions to Facebook is, in my opinion, a horrible idea.
>> Among other thing, that would mean that they would not be findable via
>> search engines, and would be accessible only to those people who join
>> Facebook. Plus we might start getting more Facebook style posts --
>> pictures of what someone is having for dinner, a new shirt someone
>> just bought, the lyrics to an old song posted without any other comment.
>> Fred Camper
>> Chicago
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