[Wine] Forum Software Update and mailing list gateway

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 15:53:30 CDT 2011

On 9/4/11 4:12 AM, dimesio wrote:
> jjmckenzie wrote:
> Are you ever going to learn to spell my name correctly? 
Of course, dimesio.  I just have a faulty 'brain' and somethings like 
names are a complete mystery to me on some days.
>> 2.  Split the mailing list away from the forums.  This was originally
>> debated and several Wine supporters left because 'we know the spam storm
>> is coming and I don't want to deal with this.'  This option is dead and
>> was rejected by the majority (at that time) of the mailing list and
>> forum users.
> I'm well aware of the long history of mailing list users' animosity towards the forum, which is precisely why I noted that if the two were split the mailing might actually thrive once again. IMO, the fact that that option was not the one selected initially is no reason not to ever reconsider it in the light of changed circumstances.
The situation changes, options change and some options that were not 
considered in the first place now become the best options.


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