Why not use forum?
ewanm89 at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 13 14:46:48 CEST 2008
Lally Singh wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Pawel Kowalak <viru at bzimage.us> wrote:
>> On 2008-06-12, at 17:30, Leonti Bielski wrote:
>>> I was wondering - why are we not using forum for community?
>>> It's much better to view, you can subscribe and unsubscribe to the
>>> topics you want and etc.
>> For me, mailing list is much better to view, filter, read off-line,
>> quick download etc. etc. For admins, mailing list is much easier to
>> maintain (no buggy, crappy phpBB, etc.).
>>> Personally I don't like mailing list because it's not that comfortable
>>> and I can see no advatages of using mailing list instead of forum?
>> Personally I see no advantages of web forums ;)
> Well, it's a more reliable method to isolate threads from each other.
> For example, the whole "PANIC! iPhone is $200!" thread is listed as a
> dozen or more threads in gmail right now.
Don't use the broken Gmail client then...
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