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Thanks for the update, Steve,

It's looking more and more like users are at least at a partial disadvantage
if
they use Netscape.  In this weekend's experiments, we could not find any way
to
use Netscape in the Community Chat Room (altho there is a Netscape add-in
for
chat.msn.com, but that's not the same).  However, service was very reliable
(probably partially due to a load drop over the July 4 holiday).  Some of us
had 3 hours worth of Chat Room time non-stop without interruption.

Hopefully, being driven to Microsoft technologies for this site won't drive
anyone away.  Besides, there is always direct contact, but the resources of
the Community take a lot of the work of collaboration away.

Thanks again,
Rick
====================================
Richard Conn, Principal Investigator
Reuse Tapestry


-----Original Message-----
From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Stephen Schwarm
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2000 9:43 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: R_Conn invites you to join ASE LIBRARY, an MSN Web
Community


Richard Conn wrote:
>
> Hi, Jim,
>
> What kind of problem led you to that conclusion?  I carefully checked out
> the
> site from a UNIX system running Netscape, and it worked fine.  I know of
at
> least
> one UNIX/Netscape user who has joined the community.
>
> >From what I've been able to tell, you have to use Microsoft technologies
to
> MANAGE these communities, but you do not need them to JOIN and
participate.
>
> Rick
> ====================================
> Richard Conn, Principal Investigator
> Reuse Tapestry
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of jim hopper
> Sent: Sunday, July 02, 2000 9:58 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: R_Conn invites you to join ASE LIBRARY, an MSN Web
> Community
>
> thanks for the invite, but either the url below is wrong or its as
> usual with MS windows only.
>
> jim
>
> At 6:18 AM -0700 7/1/00, User @ MSN Web Communities wrote:
> >R_Conn invites you to join the following MSN Web Community:
> >
> >ASE Library
> >Description: The Ada and Software Engineering (ASE) Library is a
> >free resource to the Software Development (all languages, but
> >particularly Ada) and Software Engineering communities. It contains
> >over 2G bytes of material.
> >
> >R_Conn wrote you this personal note:
> >
> >You are cordially invited to visit and/or join the ASE Library
> >Community on the Microsoft Network. You can keep up to date with
> >events, such as the next ASE CDROM distribution, and participate in
> >the collaboration.
> >
> >
> >
> >JOIN THIS COMMUNITY
> >Interested in becoming a member of this community? Click the link below
to
> ><http://communities.msn.com/ASELibrary/join?iid=>Join Now
> >  http://communities.msn.com/ASELibrary/join?iid=
> >
> >COME BACK SOON
> >Once you have joined the community, you can get back to it at any
> >time by clicking the link below. We suggest you add this link to
> >your favorites.
> ><http://communities.msn.com/ASELibrary>ASE Library
> >  http://communities.msn.com/ASELibrary
> >
> >
> >MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COMMUNITIES
> >An MSN Web Community is a great place to share information, get
> >things done, and have fun online. Your family, friends, club,
> >organization -- any group you can think of -- can all enjoy the
> >benefits of their own MSN Web Community.
> >
> >Learn more about MSN Web Communities or get help on how to join at our
> ><http://communities.msn.com/help>Help Page
> http://communities.msn.com/help
> >
> >
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> >
> >If you do not want to receive future e-mail from this MSN community,
> >or if you received this message by mistake, please click the
> >"Remove" link below. On the pre-addressed e-mail message that opens,
> >simply click "Send." Your e-mail address will be deleted from this
> >community's mailing list.
> ><mailto:[log in to unmask]
> >me from ASELibrary>Remove my e-mail address from ASE LIBRARY
>
> --
> If you wish to strive for peace of soul then believe;
> if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire.
>     -- Friedrich Nietzsche
I had a little trouble with Netscape 4.7 on a Sun but I did get it to
work.  I got a bunch of 404 errors but it would the find the page on the
next try.  I do have a fast connection so that my have something to do
with it.  I'll have to try it from home.

I probably doesn't work any better with IE :-)

Steve

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