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Re: Mailing lists? Really?

From: Ed <SVN_at_0x1b.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 11:14:56 -0700

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Ralph Seichter
<subversion-ml_at_seichter.de> wrote:
> On 28.07.10 20:13, Ds Jstc wrote:
>
>> my inbox is entirely full enough, thank you.
>
> There are numerous fine MUAs out there which will gladly sort your
> incoming mail and prevent inbox clutter by providing folders. You might
> also be able to use Sieve for a server-side solution.
>
>> Please change over to a threaded forum, so I can participate without
>> resorting to email.
>
> Mailing lists are superior to forums because all relevant information is
> delivered without user interaction, while forums must be actively
> visited. Besides, forum software widely varies in usability, while each
> user can freely choose his personal favourite e-mail client. Also, mail
> can be stored locally and is available offline, if the need arises.
>
>> Is this something Tigris can change?
>
> I hope Tigris will never consider abandoning mailing lists for a forum.
>
> -Ralph
>

+1 and apache.org too
Received on 2010-07-30 20:15:32 CEST

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