website: add links to most popular active Wine forums
twickline at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 13:29:32 CST 2008
And Google Groups has 738 subscribers :D
There for a second I was feeling rather poorly about the wine-forum site.
So, I suppose the forums I put up are about as destructive as Goggle Groups.
Actually 13 Members less destructive.
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 1:41 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> 2008/2/21 Tom Wickline <twickline at gmail.com>:
> > [if] the forums at http://www.wine-forum.org/index.php were not
> > popular enough to make this cut, may I ask how many users = popular?
> Well, let's see:
> Ubuntuforums: Threads: 685,027, Posts: 4,364,352, Members: 509,031
> Linuxforums: Threads: 111,640, Posts: 550,654, Members: 149,826
> Linuxforen.de: Themen: 238.148, Beiträge: 1.602.009, Benutzer: 70.611
> comp.emulators.ms-windows.wine: Threads: 22,816; no idea how many
> posts or members.
> wine-forum.org: Threads: 174, Posts: 529, Members: 751
> I think you have to grow by about two orders of magnitude
> to complete. And even then, you'd be
> fragmenting the user space. I rather doubt the
> average Ubuntu user, comfortable in his or her Ubuntu
> forum, will venture afield when there's a wine area right
> there in the ubuntu forum site. Likewise, users comfortable
> with the wine-users mailing list are unlikely to switch. etc.
> By adding a new forum, you're decreasing the quality of
> support in the existing ones.
> - Dan
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