[sword-devel] HTML Sword sync

Brook Humphrey sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 18 May 2001 18:01:58 -0700

On Friday 18 May 2001 05:35 pm, you wrote:
> Jim and others,
> 	Please try this url in your favourite web browser and tell me if you
> can read our news groups...
> 	news://crosswire.org/crosswire.website

It pops my newsreader up and brings up the crosswire.website newsitems.

> Thanks,
> 		-Troy.
> James Gross wrote:
> > Anyone have any comments?
> > In Christ,
> > David Trotz
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >
> > Well, actually, I do.  I see the biggest problem with using newsgroups is
> > that some of us use ISP's that either don't allow you to use newsgroups
> > or your ISP owner speaks a foreign language (I'm stationed in Turkey and
> > my ISP doesn't like to respond to questions in English.  My English
> > speaking friends can't translate technical English to Turkish. My Turkish
> > is too rudimentary to communicate technical terms.  So, I am out of
> > luck.).  That said, I would suggest setting up some kind of forum-type
> > website.  I know that delphi.com allows you to set up a forum for free. 
> > Of course, it will inundate you with advertisements, but that is a small
> > price to pay, I think. I have wanted to get involved with the website
> > newsgroup, but my ISP seems to have dropped support for newsgroups. This
> > is very disheartening for me. End of pity party.
> >
> > The now defunct Maximum Linux website even had a link to their forum on
> > delphi that showed what questions/rants/etc were current.
> >
> > If anyone knows of any online newsgroup reader that will allow me to
> > subscribe to the crosswire newsgroups, I would appreciate knowing which
> > ones.  I have subscribed to a few, but they don't allow you to specify
> > anything outside of what they already have.
> >
> > In Christ,
> > Jim
> > _________________________________________________________________
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