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Letter from the Editor--Wanted: bet
- Subject: Letter from the Editor--Wanted: bet
- From: strider@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2000 10:04:00
Subject: Letter from the Editor--Wanted: beta testers and news
Dear BurmaNet Subscribers,
1. BurmaNet is developing a new website and is seeking beta testers to
help debug it. If you would like to be a beta tester for the site,
please send an email to strider@xxxxxxxx All that you will need to do
is let me know which web browser you use and be willing to give feedback
on what does, and does not work on the website.
2. Just a reminder--if you are aware of something newsworthy related to
Burma and it is not already showing up in the media, please share it
with BurmaNet by writing to strider@xxxxxxxx Names of sources will be
kept confidential unless you indicate otherwise.
3. As many BurmaNet subscribers have discovered, the Topica server
which distributes The BurmaNet News does not always handle subscriptions
and unsubscriptions well. Until late last year, BurmaNet was hosted by
servers at the Institute for Global Communications (IGC). IGC has now
transferred all of its newsgroups to Topica, including BurmaNet.
In theory, you should be able to control your own subscription
information by signing in with Topica at http://www.igc.topica.com/my
There is, however, a wide gulf between theory and reality. The current
reality seems to be that the only way to subscribe or unsubscribe is to
Sorry for the trouble some of you have run into on this and believe me,
I am sharing your pain.
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