[OSList] This list serve is antiquated big time
harold at shinsato.com
Fri Jan 29 08:39:19 PST 2021
Thanks. I appreciate the kind words. And I also know I could do better.
Thank you as well for helping out with the admin work for the OSList.
I couldn't see an easy way to see the count via the Archives. But
looking at my own stash of the emails, I counted 42.9k messages since
the first one in December of 1996 back in the old Boise State University
LISTSERV (OSLIST at IDBSU.IDBSU.EDU) days.
On 1/28/21 4:48 PM, Michael Herman via OSList wrote:
> Great job, and big thanks Harold. You’re the only reason the list
> still exists in this open, free, independent way.
> And just so everyone can notice the scale of the thing, how many
> messages have we posted here so far?
> Cuz it’s not just about updating or swapping email tools, folks.
> Harold has managed this so that we still have and can search every
> message ever sent through the list. Amazing!
> I know we passed 30000 some time ago but couldn’t guess what the total
> is now. I can’t figure where to look it up anymore. Do you have that
> number, Harold?
> Thanks, Michael
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 08:40 Birgitt Williams via OSList
> <oslist at lists.openspacetech.org
> <mailto:oslist at lists.openspacetech.org>> wrote:
> Thank you Harold,
> I love the simplicity that has been maintained for our email list,
> and the independence to the extent possible for us to be in a
> platform that supports us. Thank you for your work on this over
> many years, and also to those who preceded you.
> A super super simple way to pay attention to the list, and to
> follow threads really really easily is to use the GREAT feature of
> the archives
> Every post gets placed in the archives, the archives are
> searchable. When something that is posted catches my attention, it
> is easy to go to the archives to see what I may have missed in the
> thread and also simultaneously by topic access what has been
> discussed in relation to the topic over the years.
> in genuine contact,
> *Birgitt Williams*
> *Senior consultant-author-mentor to leaders and consultants *
> *Specialist in organizational and systemic transformation,
> leadership development, and the power of nourishing a culture of
> www.dalarinternational.com <http://www.dalarinternational.com>
harold at shinsato.com <mailto:harold at shinsato.com>
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