I agree, I like the email format, it is the way I contact with the world.
Please do not change it to a forum
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hilton Travis" <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Forum instead of mailinglist ?
> Hi Manuel,
> On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 19:46, Manuel Kasper wrote:
> > Hi Tomas,
> > On 25.02.2004 10:18 +0100 Tomas Smedberg wrote:
> > > I wonder why we don't use a Forum instead of mailinglists?
> > > What do you people think of this?
> > This has been discussed before (search the archives) - we're not
> > going to do it, because some people (including me) don't want to have
> > to check dozens of different web forums for open source projects
> > they're interested in every day for new messages. Besides, there's
> > the digest for those who don't want 30+ messages per day in their
> > inbox (and can't filter them into separate folders).
> Hear hear! I hate the idea of a forum instead of a mailing list. Of
> course, others may have a different opinion, but they are wrong! :)
> > > Would you be interested if I set up a phpBB forum for you Manuel?
> > No thanks - setting it up is not the problem; s0.m0n0.ch has ample
> > reserves and already runs PHP for other things - it's just that I
> > don't want a web forum.
> Forums are handy for user -> user support, but are totally inappropriate
> (my (correct) opinion here) where serious discussions need to take
> place. Having to read through multiple threads in forum format is more
> time consuming than any email list could ever aspire to. :)
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