[Wine] Bug 13517: Forums breaking mailing list

hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Wed Jul 2 08:58:36 CDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 08:49:16AM -0500, dimesio wrote:
> > Is someone speaking of getting rid of the forum? Those who like it may
> > stay there. But, the gateway to the mailing list is an evil and should
> > be closed. 
> Sounds reasonable to me. Email and forums are very different styles of  
> communicating, and trying to mix them is inevitably going to lead to 
> culture clashes. The issue of quoting, which seems to be the main 
> problem for email users, is a perfect example: from my perspective, 
> not having to quote is one of the advantages of a forum, and 
> remembering to do so for those on the mailing list is something of an 
> annoyance. 
> But then, I "haven't been around long enough to matter," so feel free 
> to dismiss anything I say as irrelevant.

You do matter.  As a forum user.

But if you prefer not to be on the mailing list, and 
prefer to be on the forum, well, then, there's not much point 
forcing you to be on the mailing list and making you get complaints 
about not quoting, is there?

-- hendrik

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