email vs forum

ramsesoriginal ramsesoriginal at
Wed Jul 25 15:39:08 CEST 2007

On 7/25/07, Sebastian Krause <sebastian at> wrote:
> 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
> mails.
> And still, if you just only want to quickly view if there are new
> messages on the server, you're free to use IMAP.

nice. And now explain this to your Grandmother. Because as Einstein said:
"you have only understood something whe you can explain it to your
For you it's easy to say that "you simply have to use IMAP", but the average
consumer that only needs to knoe the answer to his question probably isn't
going to learn how to set it up.

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