Forum proposal

Scott Ritchie scott at
Fri Mar 2 15:56:59 CST 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 12:55 +0100, Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> Scott Ritchie wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 20:57 +0100, Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> >> Luis C. Busquets Pérez wrote:
> >>> I understand that for some people the mailing list is a far better 
> >>> thing. May be for some other, a forum is better.
> >>>
> >>> Why not trying both systems?
> >>>
> >> This question has already been answered.. anyway: if you have both a ML 
> >> and a forum, you effectively split the community into two parts! Nobody 
> >> will be on both the forum and the ML, it will be harder for the users 
> >> because they'll have to two places to go to, and it will be harder for 
> >> the developers because bug-reports will be posted two two different places.
> >>
> >> tom
> >>
> > This just isn't true.  I read the mailing list and check the various
> > forums where Wine is discussed regularly.  It's not that difficult to do
> > both, since I check my email anyway.
> > 
> Maybe you, but there are other people who just don't have time to 
> monitor both a forum and the ML.
> And my point still stands, you split the community up!

I didn't split anything up.  People are ALREADY talking about Wine on a
whole bunch of web forums.  Hell, sometimes people still talk about Wine
on that archaic newsgroup.

Scott Ritchie

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