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Ian Mackenzie
08-06-2004, 06:39 PM
In the building 4344/4345 thread I recently wrote :

Originally posted by Ian Mackenzie
Before I do any more posting here I would like to ask Don how these types of threads or edited aspects there of can be stored and indexed or catalogued on the forums or in the JBL/Lansing Library so that a member can see that its available.
......Don, can you assist?

Ian

I would add a lot of very useful technical information and images are posted of equal or greater value than in this thread and then lost as all the new threads roll forward and I don't see the search function as a solution.

We seem to be treading over old ground a lot and as a Heritage Forum I think we could be doing this better.

As a possible structure we could re-group the post classifications to JBL DIY Vintage monitors, Restorations 43xx, Repairs etc so that the threads are a bit more refined.

Then perhaps once every three months we nominate various threads and posts for editing and archive or save in the library.

There are good examples if this approach in other forums like this one.

http://www.headwize.com/

Ian

Figge
08-06-2004, 06:45 PM
yepp! im with ya!

i suggested earlier that a DIY and modification forum-section would be great!

dancing-dave
08-06-2004, 07:45 PM
Hear, hear!

Good audio photos are like porn in my world.

I luuuussst for sound.:nutz:

Ian Mackenzie
08-06-2004, 07:53 PM
We need a consensus on the any potential change, the signs are encouraging.

We also need an editor, my vote is for Giskard, technically competent and can shoot straight.

Ian

Don McRitchie
08-06-2004, 09:58 PM
There already is a forum specifically set up for this, but has never been used due to the lack of an editor (see Reference forum). I agree that Giskard would be an excellent editor.

Ian Mackenzie
08-06-2004, 10:15 PM
Okay Don,

I was not aware of that, mostly as its never had anything in it!

Well as a first step perhaps those who are interested can identify potential posts/threads for the reference area.

Then we can sort out a system for organsing it. This may create a backlog initialy but I think the effort woud be very worth while and will reduce the tendancy for redundancy and then require only routine maintenance.

Giskard, are you interested?

Ian

Figge
08-07-2004, 03:26 AM
hey Dave!

is that your setup? it looks like it can do some seriouse damage!

Ian Mackenzie
08-07-2004, 04:51 AM
Dave can't hear you Figge.......LOL

Ian

Figge
08-07-2004, 05:25 AM
haha! i believe you!

and dave: u just gotta tell me what those 4350:s sound like!

dancing-dave
08-07-2004, 07:11 AM
Just like a magazine centerfold model; that system isn't mine, but someday I'll have her.

Guido
08-07-2004, 10:42 AM
Holy S#?t!

This is a setup!

John
08-07-2004, 11:12 AM
Who the centerfold or the system???:nutz:

Ian Mackenzie
08-07-2004, 02:53 PM
Well this thread is now way off topic.

Ian

dancing-dave
08-07-2004, 03:20 PM
Taking it back a bit....

....Has Giskard communicated with Don abour getting a users gallery going?

Ian Mackenzie
08-07-2004, 03:45 PM
Not that I am aware of but it would be a good idea.

I personally see that of prime importance to the legacy of Lansing Heritge.

Some members systems are in the library as I recall.


http://www.audioheritage.org/html/readers-photos/readers-photos.htm


Ian

Ian Mackenzie
08-07-2004, 03:51 PM
We have a place for readers systems and reference material but issue of navigation needs updating with perhaps a revised menu Bar.