email vs forum

Sebastian Krause sebastian at
Wed Jul 25 15:26:36 CEST 2007

ramsesoriginal <ramsesoriginal at> wrote:
> -E-mail: loading hunderts of  e-mails with questions  that have been
> discuted at least 300 times  and hunderts of flaming e-mails, and maybe
> dozends of "i need this and that app" e-mails, just to see that there's no
> kews in the development of the navigation system (the info you where looking
> for)
> -Webforum: click on a shortcut in the favorites, log in, jump to category
> "application development -> navigation system", seeing that there's nothing
> new, closing the connection.

Just that a few page views on a heavily bloated forum web site
already means more traffic than a bzip2-compressed UUCP batch of 300

And still, if you just only want to quickly view if there are new
messages on the server, you're free to use IMAP.


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