@talkbass.com EMAIL

Discussion in 'Suggestion Box' started by beaglesandbass, Jul 4, 2003.

  1. beaglesandbass

    beaglesandbass Think first, then post? Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    i don't know how muhc money that would cost Paul...but if it was possible...wouldn't it be cool to have your own TB email address?
    like [email protected]

    maybe a perk for supporting members?

    the main thing is how muhc it would cost Paul..

    but anyone else have any feedback about the idea?
  2. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    it might be alright, but an e-mail server costs bunches. It uses a lot of bandwidth, needs TONS of storage, more maintainance costs. It's just not a great idea. I am sure its a labor of love for this site to exist. It might be cool, but it wouldn't be worth it.
  3. paul

    paul Staff Member Founder Administrator

    Jul 20, 2000
    We did do this a while back, but I dumped the idea... The TalkBass server goes down now and then for maintenance, upgrades, etc., and I didn't feel I could offer enough reliability to users expecting email to come through all the time... Maybe someday a separate server can be purchased for the sole purpose of email/web accounts...
  4. merlin

    merlin Guest

    ..or if you ever decide to upgrade TB with a new server.. use the old one (this one) for emails.......