Re: Are the number of posts to dropping off ?

From: sybrandb <>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 06:29:09 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 10, 12:29 pm, Barry Bulsara <> wrote:
> Hi, the last few years have seen a notable decrease in the number of
> posts to (cdos)
> See
> I am really surprised given the increasing and numerous terse
> impromptu posts from some of the more active regular members of this
> group (normally about spam, marketplace posts, bad design, or lacking
> a version number). Perhaps "omlet", arghhh don't mention his name, was
> responsible for the all-time posting highs!
> Why are the number of posts to this newsgroup dropping off.
> 1. Is is the anal behaviour of some members that are scaring others/
> new members off
> 2. Is is that current versions of Oracle and current developers/dba's
> require less help
> 3. Is is that posters are using newsgroups other than cdos
> 4. Is is that the Google stats wrong
> 5. Something else
> I appreciate it is more about quality than quantity but the quality of
> response in cdos doesn't seem to be improving either.
> Regards
> David

It so appears all the Asian freeloaders have moved to OTN.

Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Thu Apr 10 2008 - 08:29:09 CDT

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