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Douglas Miller
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 1:07 PM

I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum
for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available,
however: the OpenSCAD subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/.
Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as well.

I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available, however: the OpenSCAD subreddit <https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/>. Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as well.
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jon
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 1:12 PM

Douglas:

I am glad that you enjoy the fora. I do not, and will never switch from
the eMailing list.  If the eMailing list dies, then I will simply stop
interacting with the OpenSCAD community.

Don't assume that what you prefer is what others prefer.  I certainly do
not.

Jon

On 6/29/2021 9:07 AM, Douglas Miller wrote:

I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum
for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available,
however: the OpenSCAD subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/.
Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as
well.


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Douglas: I am glad that you enjoy the fora. I do not, and will never switch from the eMailing list.  If the eMailing list dies, then I will simply stop interacting with the OpenSCAD community. Don't assume that what you prefer is what others prefer.  I certainly do not. Jon On 6/29/2021 9:07 AM, Douglas Miller wrote: > I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum > for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available, > however: the OpenSCAD subreddit <https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/>. > Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as > well. > > _______________________________________________ > OpenSCAD mailing list > To unsubscribe send an email to discuss-leave@lists.openscad.org
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Jean-Paul Louis
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 1:21 PM

If you don't like the list, just ignore it and go your merry way. The list is all I need, and I am happy with it. 
Jean-Paul N1JPL 

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oz.at.michael@gmail.com
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 1:52 PM

Hey, Hay lets all be civil.

That has been the devide of the ages, at the moment things are in the air, understand we are aware of all entrenched communities.

We love you all, to varying degrees ;:

Hey, Hay lets all be civil. That has been the devide of the ages, at the moment things are in the air, understand we are aware of all entrenched communities. We love you all, to varying degrees ;:
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Gene Heskett
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 1:54 PM

On Tuesday 29 June 2021 09:07:20 Douglas Miller wrote:

I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum
for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available,
however: the OpenSCAD subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/.
Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as
well.

Not on whats left of my watch, taint gonna happen.

And join in the spammy junk that comes from reddit, not any better than
facebook IMO. I personally detest forums because the database never
shrinks, and most of them have search engines the couldn't find their
own butt with both hands. Mail, if you ignore the sigs like mine, is
generally neutral ground.

And it can be its own database. I use the older tde version of kmail, and
if I need to, I can search thru those lists worth saveing, going back 19
years.

If your choice of email agents cannot do that, it was your choice.

Forums with their passwords, soon to be forgotten, and wiped by changing
browsers and being locked out of several because your email or fixed ip
are known, preventing you from rejoining or even doing a passwd reset,
should be banned from wasting internet bandwidth. Read only access is a
pain in the ....

Cheers, Gene Heskett

"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

On Tuesday 29 June 2021 09:07:20 Douglas Miller wrote: > I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum > for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available, > however: the OpenSCAD subreddit <https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/>. > Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as > well. Not on whats left of my watch, taint gonna happen. And join in the spammy junk that comes from reddit, not any better than facebook IMO. I personally detest forums because the database never shrinks, and most of them have search engines the couldn't find their own butt with both hands. Mail, if you ignore the sigs like mine, is generally neutral ground. And it can be its own database. I use the older tde version of kmail, and if I need to, I can search thru those lists worth saveing, going back 19 years. If your choice of email agents cannot do that, it was your choice. Forums with their passwords, soon to be forgotten, and wiped by changing browsers and being locked out of several because your email or fixed ip are known, preventing you from rejoining or even doing a passwd reset, should be banned from wasting internet bandwidth. Read only access is a pain in the .... Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable. - Louis D. Brandeis Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>
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Terry
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 4:04 PM

On Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:07:20 -0400, you wrote:

I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum
for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available,
however: the OpenSCAD subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/.
Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as well.

I too prefer forums, and r/openscad seems an excellent one, despite its
ads and brashness. I've already used it a little and will continue doing
so to complement this one.

But I'm a newcomer, with no long-standing allegiances or deeply-rooted
workflow routines. If I'd been a mailing list user for years I expect
I'd feel differently about it, rather like leaving a friendly club.

Terry

On Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:07:20 -0400, you wrote: >I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum >for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available, >however: the OpenSCAD subreddit <https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/>. >Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as well. I too prefer forums, and r/openscad seems an excellent one, despite its ads and brashness. I've already used it a little and will continue doing so to complement this one. But I'm a newcomer, with no long-standing allegiances or deeply-rooted workflow routines. If I'd been a mailing list user for years I expect I'd feel differently about it, rather like leaving a friendly club. Terry
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Leonard Martin Struttmann
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 4:11 PM

I believe in diversity. Plus, I am an OpenSCAD newbie so I am still trying
to soak up as much knowledge as possible. So, I will continue to use this
list, the subreddit forum, AND the OpenSCAD Facebook page. Three different
communities with lots of information.

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021, 11:05 Terry terrypingm@gmail.com wrote:

On Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:07:20 -0400, you wrote:

I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum
for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available,
however: the OpenSCAD subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/.
Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as

well.

I too prefer forums, and r/openscad seems an excellent one, despite its
ads and brashness. I've already used it a little and will continue doing
so to complement this one.

But I'm a newcomer, with no long-standing allegiances or deeply-rooted
workflow routines. If I'd been a mailing list user for years I expect
I'd feel differently about it, rather like leaving a friendly club.

Terry


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I believe in diversity. Plus, I am an OpenSCAD newbie so I am still trying to soak up as much knowledge as possible. So, I will continue to use this list, the subreddit forum, AND the OpenSCAD Facebook page. Three different communities with lots of information. On Tue, Jun 29, 2021, 11:05 Terry <terrypingm@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:07:20 -0400, you wrote: > > >I find a mailing list to be a much less convenient medium than a forum > >for exchanging information. We do have an alternative forum available, > >however: the OpenSCAD subreddit <https://www.reddit.com/r/openscad/>. > >Perhaps we should all move there and allow the mailing list to die as > well. > > I too prefer forums, and r/openscad seems an excellent one, despite its > ads and brashness. I've already used it a little and will continue doing > so to complement this one. > > But I'm a newcomer, with no long-standing allegiances or deeply-rooted > workflow routines. If I'd been a mailing list user for years I expect > I'd feel differently about it, rather like leaving a friendly club. > > Terry > _______________________________________________ > OpenSCAD mailing list > To unsubscribe send an email to discuss-leave@lists.openscad.org >
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Ethan Dicks
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 4:29 PM

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 9:12 AM jon jon@jonbondy.com wrote:

I am glad that you enjoy the fora. I do not, and will never switch from the eMailing list.  If the eMailing list dies, then I will simply stop interacting with the OpenSCAD community.

I am the same.  Fora are cul-de-sacs.  Things go in and eventually
they overgrow then die.

I would not join a forum.  I would stop interacting.

-ethan

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 9:12 AM jon <jon@jonbondy.com> wrote: > I am glad that you enjoy the fora. I do not, and will never switch from the eMailing list. If the eMailing list dies, then I will simply stop interacting with the OpenSCAD community. I am the same. Fora are cul-de-sacs. Things go in and eventually they overgrow then die. I would not join a forum. I would stop interacting. -ethan
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Karl Exler
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 8:07 PM

Dear friends

Due to some recommendations I installed NopSCADlib and tried to
understand it, tried to make some first experiences. But, whatever I do,
I always receive this Error:

ERROR: Parser error in file
"/home/karl/.local/share/SCAD/libraries/NopSCADlib/utils/maths.scad",
line 160: syntax error

I installed the library from Github... perhaps there is a better place??

Thanks in advance

Karl

Dear friends Due to some recommendations I installed NopSCADlib and tried to understand it, tried to make some first experiences. But, whatever I do, I always receive this Error: ERROR: Parser error in file "/home/karl/.local/share/SCAD/libraries/NopSCADlib/utils/maths.scad", line 160: syntax error I installed the library from Github... perhaps there is a better place?? Thanks in advance Karl
JB
Jordan Brown
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 8:13 PM

On 6/29/2021 1:07 PM, Karl Exler wrote:

ERROR: Parser error in file
"/home/karl/.local/share/SCAD/libraries/NopSCADlib/utils/maths.scad",
line 160: syntax error

That line makes use of a recently added feature.  Make sure you're on
2021.01.

On 6/29/2021 1:07 PM, Karl Exler wrote: > ERROR: Parser error in file > "/home/karl/.local/share/SCAD/libraries/NopSCADlib/utils/maths.scad", > line 160: syntax error > That line makes use of a recently added feature.  Make sure you're on 2021.01.