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*Terry W. Dotson
Message 11 of 36 (446 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-27-2010 12:27 PM in reply to: wrighte
On 5/27/2010 2:16 PM, Jason Piercey wrote:

> Because Autodesk does what Microsoft does.

The earliest instance being .DWT to match .DOT?

Terry
*Dean Saadallah
Message 12 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-27-2010 01:53 PM in reply to: wrighte
They have that now if you access through the web-based interface.

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*DougK
Message 13 of 36 (446 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-28-2010 06:41 AM in reply to: wrighte
and access thru the nntp is "instantaneous".

which is why any web-based will be inferior, imo.

"Dean Saadallah" wrote in message news:6398947@discussion.autodesk.com...
They have that now if you access through the web-based interface.

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Backnblack
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Registered: ‎04-19-2010
Message 14 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-28-2010 07:26 AM in reply to: wrighte
I am glad to see the change. NNTP has been getting worst for years...
*Rowland
Message 15 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-28-2010 07:41 AM in reply to: wrighte
On 5/28/2010 9:26 AM, Backnblack wrote:
> I am glad to see the change. NNTP has been getting worst for years...

huh?

I believe you mean http has been getting worse. No problems with nntp
and it still outperforms the clunky web interface.
*JAL
Message 16 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-28-2010 12:43 PM in reply to: wrighte
This really sucks.....sorry I couldn't come up with a more eloquent analysis
of this "upgrade".

I do nominate Eric for the corporate BS'er of the year award though, for his
explanation of the big favor ADSK is doing to us.

Heckuva job, Brownie....Mission Accomplished!
*Dean Saadallah
Message 17 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-28-2010 01:21 PM in reply to: wrighte
Not disagreeing with anyone about NNTP.

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*R2011
Message 18 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-29-2010 10:11 PM in reply to: wrighte
Backnblack <> wrote in news:6399415@discussion.autodesk.com:

> I am glad to see the change. NNTP has been getting worst for years...

what? you are an idiot then...NNTP is way better than the Web interface..
Autodesk is making a huge mistake
*R2011
Message 19 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-29-2010 10:12 PM in reply to: wrighte
JAL wrote in news:6399749@discussion.autodesk.com:

> This really sucks.....sorry I couldn't come up with a more eloquent
> analysis of this "upgrade".
>
> I do nominate Eric for the corporate BS'er of the year award though,
> for his explanation of the big favor ADSK is doing to us.
>
> Heckuva job, Brownie....Mission Accomplished!

called towing the corporate line...
*R2011
Message 20 of 36 (447 Views)

Re: Updates to Autodesk Discussion Groups

05-29-2010 10:14 PM in reply to: wrighte
wrighte <> wrote in news:6398238@discussion.autodesk.com:


> As part of the upgrade, Autodesk has taken the decision to discontinue
> the time-honored use of the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP).



this is so wrong on so many levels...Autodesk will lose thousands of users
if they do this....
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