Re: [PhillyPUG] Yahoo list vs. Meetup list

From: Mike C.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 9:39 PM
We can definitely look at retiring the old Yahoo list now that the
Meetup list has critical mass.  We're at 75 members on the Meetup list
added in the last 10 months, whereas the Yahoo list has a total of 126
members accumulated over the last 5 years.

The only issue with using Meetup as the mailing list member repository
is vendor lock-in, since I know of no way to extract a list of member
email addresses in the event that we wanted to move to a different
service in the future.

--Mike

Mike Coyle
Botonomy LLC
[address removed]




On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 1:54 PM, Tom Panzarella <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> I also set up phillypug.org so that there would be one-stop shopping
>> for new users looking to find out about PhillyPUG and all of the
>> information channels related to the group (Yahoo mailing list, Meetup,
>> LinkedIn, etc.).
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> Thanks Mike. I was not aware of this link.
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> Question: Is the Yahoo list really necessary? Should we just use this meetup.com address as the list? Just a thought.
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> -Tom.
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