Retrocomputing on StackExchange...
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 16:35:37 CST 2016
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctech [mailto:cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Charles
> Sent: 15 January 2016 16:58
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic Posts <cctech at classiccmp.org>
> Subject: Re: Retrocomputing on StackExchange...
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 7:22 AM, geneb <geneb at deltasoft.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 15 Jan 2016, David Brownlee wrote:
> > On 15 January 2016 at 13:50, geneb <geneb at deltasoft.com> wrote:
> >>> http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/94441/retro-computing
> >>> I think this is actually a pretty good idea and StackExchange is a
> >>> great platform.
> >>> As of right now it needs 11 more people following it (and more
> >>> questions).
> >> It might be good to adjust it to include more than just "micro"
> >> computers...
> >> Good idea, but it's not up to me - I didn't create the proposed SE
> > section. :)
> Interesting. But it is a bit of a mystery to me. I went to the site, created an
> account, logged in, "followed" the retro-computing discussion, searched in
> vain for the "discuss proposed discussion" button, tried the general 'ask a
> question' tab, but it seems to believe that I am not logged in.
> I happily participate in a retro-computing discussions, but my knowledge
> base is mainframe computing, so between the alienation in the discussion
> definition, and the site's apparent inability to let me discuss that alienation
> with the creators, it looks like Area51 is non-starter for me.
> -- Charles
Whats wrong with the existing Vintage Computing Forums. To me its yet another place to have to go and look and so disappating expertise in many other places..
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