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Brenda, we keep talking about a Database, then someone says something about Wiki. What are we really talking about? I’m used to the database feature in Yahoo Groups. Is that what you are wanting? If yes, I’m for it also since a lot of the sewing/quilting/embroidery groups use the database feature to get information from their members. Example: I have a database set up for members to provide their name, location, type of machine they have, what embroidery programs they have. This helps others if they need to contact someone that has a machine that they do.
Same with Polls. There hasn’t been much talk about those either.
SW Florida - USA
From: Feathered Leader [mailto:featheredleader@...]
I've been in touch with the young people who had the 130,000 member network that they wound up deleting on Yahoo. They were unable to use it anymore because NEO had screwed up the database.
These kids, teenagers and twenty-somethings, had a network across the continent, and mobilized in the thousands against Yahoo NEO when it hit. I do not know if they understand how to use a wiki, but I do know that if you agree to implement a database feature, that is what they need the most.
They used the database feature to help each other with homework, set things up like vents and tutoring, keep records, and more. Losing the database pretty much crippled their groups. Having a new place to come and use, that includes a database feature would be just what they need.
And they aren't the only ones...I can get you a lot of people whose groups were ruined because of the database being broken in Yahoo.
Maybe you could start a database poll in here or something, but I assure you, the biggest deal breaker for people wanting to leave Yahoo, was there was no database offeredI hope
I hope that you will take this under serious consideration.