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