[pmwiki-users] Is it time for a pmwiki-devel list?

Crisses crisses at kinhost.org
Fri Oct 27 13:28:48 CDT 2006

On Oct 27, 2006, at 1:43 PM, Jan Erik Moström wrote:

> Reply to Tegan Dowling <tmdowling at gmail.com> 06-10-27 12:23:
>>   This is why I've suggested having a bulletin board, instead
>> of a
>> mailing list.  A phpbb installation would not be a big deal to set up
>> or monitor, I wouldn't think.  It would allow threads to
>> self-organize, it would make it easy for people to participate at
>> their level of expertise while still having an easy way to "evesdrop"
>> or even kibbutz on discussions at other levels.
>>   Anyone care to explain why this would not be a good thing?
> My answer to this is:
> It's a pain to use, it takes a lot of time to follow, I can't
> use it off-line

I have another reason... web pages take forever to load.  I can  
quickly skim through my email inboxes, I can't in ANY way act that  
quickly when dealing with a web forum.

Another is interface lock-in.  In my mail program it's MY mail  
program.  If I don't like it, I can choose another mail program.


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