From: GS on 7 May 2010 04:47
ralph used his keyboard to write :
> However, the ppl who have been most 'run-off', yet often had a more
> "legitimate reason" for being here are users of VBA ("Visual Basic for
> Applications"), since beginning with VB5 and VBA5 they share the same
> core language parser and library. <g>
That's exactly why and how I came to be here. Rob Bovey put me onto VS6
to begin with, then steered me to Karl's website as THE PLACE to start
learning. Been hooked ever since.<g>
From: Henning on 7 May 2010 05:57
"Bob Butler" <noway(a)nospam.ever> skrev i meddelandet
> "Karl E. Peterson" <karl(a)exmvps.org> wrote in message
>> Have the fanboys shown up there, too? I didn't see any of that garbage
>> in a quick look-see.
> If you build it, they will come.
I'm amazed how easy it seems to be to find *any* other than the correct
group for d.o.t.... programmers. Are they as unprofessionally lazy when
From: Paul Clement on 7 May 2010 09:38
On Thu, 06 May 2010 17:42:13 -0700, Karl E. Peterson <karl(a)exmvps.org> wrote:
� > <cut>
� >> Have the fanboys shown up there, too? I didn't see any of that garbage in
� >> a quick look-see.
� > If you build it, they will come.
� Heh, yeah, but comp.lang.basic.visual.misc has been around for ages,
� and folks like Paul wouldn't even recognize Mike over there. ;-)
No one has ever recognized me over there either. ;-)
Microsoft MVP (Visual Basic)
From: Ulrich Korndoerfer on 7 May 2010 13:13
this is my third attempt to get my post through. I attach it as
zip-archive. Hope that helps.
Karl E. Peterson schrieb:
> Ulrich Korndoerfer wrote:
>> Hi to all,
>> seems to be that for all interested in further discussions, help etc.
>> on VB Classic themes a new Usenet hierarchy should be created.
>> Now I am no expert here, but AFAIK we need:
>> - a naming
>> - a primary host of the hierarchy
>> - an ok from usenet administration
>> Naming could be:
>> vbclassic.en.database etc
>> vbclassic.de.datenbanken etc
> I know next to nothing about creating new groups, much less an entire
> hierarchy. So, this may be an ignorant question.
> Wouldn't it be easier, and perhaps make more sense, to hook into an
> existing hierarchy? Perhaps creating a comp.lang.classicvb.* node, or
VB tips, helpers, solutions -> http://www.proSource.de/Downloads/
From: dpb on 7 May 2010 13:35
Ulrich Korndoerfer wrote:
> Hi Karl,
> this is my third attempt to get my post through. I attach it as
> zip-archive. Hope that helps.
Well, not really since usenet is a text-only format; only some web-based
front ends or extended mail/newsreaders know what to do w/ attachments.