[Noisebridge-discuss] noisebridge-discuss: mailing list versus forum system

Robert Fletcher lobatifricha at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 05:31:56 UTC 2011

Google groups provides both functions.  I presume we have reasons for not
using them, but it's food for thought in terms of how it can be done well.


On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:

> So my question is: why doesn't noisebridge consider a forum system
>> versus a mailinglist system?
> Set up a forum. It's a doacracy (and easy software to install) :)
> I don't think it will be used, however. :(   I know that, for me, even
> though its less logical, I want the mail to come to me in my inbox instead
> of having me to go out and find it in a forum. Logical or not, it's what's
> comfortable for me and my habits. I think it may be the same for others.
> But, I could be wrong. The nice thing about this is -- set one up. If
> people use it, great -- you'll have fixed an obvious problem and be our
> hero.
> If people don't, well, the forums will die a slow death and we'll still be
> sending a crap-load of emails back and forth to each other :)
> Cheers,
> Glen
> --
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> least.
> -- Goethe
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