Forum proposal

Ben Hodgetts (Enverex) ben at
Fri Mar 2 16:28:10 CST 2007

That's not really that much of an issue as only the ML is official so
devs and such don't have to go trapsing after people, they have to come


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!
> tom

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