website: add links to most popular active Wine forums
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Thu Feb 21 17:11:05 CST 2008
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Tom Wickline <twickline at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> Nah, the usenet group's been there for over a decade,
> it's not hurting anybody. (Though it sure would be nice if
> we had that bidirectional gateway working. It never seems
> to stay up.)
So we have about 1400 people in a short period of time that like
forums and how no where else to go. I for one hate, despise, loath and
in general just don't like google groups. I like the general layout of
other web-forums like wine-forum however. All google groups gives us
is a gateway to wineusers newsgroup which has been around forever and
a day. I propose we make the gateway on wine-forum so it will have a
much more sane layout. Then it won't disrupt the existing userbase of
fragmented forum usage while adding a valuable service to the
community. Evidently an equal number of people prefer the wine-forum
to posting on google groups so the only solution I see is to add a
news gateway to wine-forum so it can access the same content....
Unless you have the power to make google groups not suck.
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that is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo
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