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Re: [chat] Just wondering
- To: Greg <greg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [chat] Just wondering
- From: jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Jon Teh)
- Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 14:44:15 +1000
- Cc: general slug chat <slug-chat@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i
On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 09:12:05PM +1000, Greg wrote:
> Wouldnt a web based forum be easier to follow than a mailing list?
> Just curious, as IMHO, and not to upset the balance of nature here, but
> trying to follow the history of each thread is like puttung a glass
> bottle back together after you smash it. If its a matter of never been
> thought of, then let me be the first to propose a web forum, and the
> first to volunteer to set it up, and host it.
> As I said, I'm not interested in upsetting any one here, but hope to
> improve the communication flow.
Why don't you just set up you mail client to view messages in threaded mode?
The only reason you would find it difficult to follow mailing lists is if
your client is set up in a defective manner, or you have a defective client.
I don't need to go into the details of why web forums suck ten times more
than mailing lists, as i'm sure others would be more than happy to point