community Digest, Vol 36, Issue 45

Joe Pfeiffer jjpfeifferjr at
Fri Jul 20 17:25:27 CEST 2007

Jeff Rush writes:
>Mailing lists aren't exactly fading away, and many people dislike forums.  In
>this case, it won't help if those with questions i.e. users flock to the
>forums, if those with the answers, the more core developers use mailing lists.
>You'll need community concensus, or a team to copy material between the two
>discussion arenas, similiar to how we have people who have stepped forward
>(thanks!) who clip useful stuff from the lists and put it on the wiki.

Since you've brought this up -- I'm one who definitely prefers the
dynamic of the mailling list over forums.  And with some people
harvesting information as it goes by and putting it in the wiki, it
really seems like the best of all worlds.

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