[Wine] Bug 13517: Forums breaking mailing list

Paul Johnson baloo at ursine.ca
Wed Jul 2 16:26:14 CDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 22:26 +0200, Hartmut Figge wrote:
> L. Rahyen:
> >	Well, I'm using mailing list but also I'm using ML <-> Forum gateway 
> >(obviously). Without this gateway, I will not be able to answer to forum 
> >users at all [...]
> Mhm, you could subscribe to the forum and continue to help there.

That defeats the purpose, though.  Forums lack filters, comfortable
interface, and doesn't pose an immediate usability issue if the server
is down or unreachable.

> >And of course I'm using it to just read messages/discussions from
> >forum users.
> The gateway is not essential in doing so. ;)

Without the gateway, the newbies won't get help unless they're willing
to join the mailing list.

> Improving the gateway could help with the references, but not with
> proper quoting or avoiding endless lines. And why should forum people do
> so? For the forum it is perfectly appropriate. *g*

Never mind the forum is a front end to a mailing list in this case.

Paul Johnson
baloo at ursine.ca
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