james at supmenow.com
Mon Dec 14 11:20:19 CST 2015
Great points, its a good compromise in my opinion. There were so many
hurdles to even be able to discuss ideas for me.
On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 12:05 AM, Zach Drayer via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> sorry for bumping this, but, it taking me a few days to get this far in my
> inbox made me think it's worth adding my voice in to the mix, and say that
> I'd like something forum-y as well.
> re: following l-by-email: I haven't done a significant amount of research
> on this, but my general suspicion is that most forums that scale to large
> amounts of people wind up having an option to send email notifications
> about new posts (and the ability to reply to the email to post).
> On Friday, December 11, 2015, Pierre Monod-Broca via swift-evolution <
> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> Le 11 déc. 2015 à 00:59, Greg Parker via swift-evolution <
>> swift-evolution at swift.org> a écrit :
>> On Dec 10, 2015, at 3:40 PM, Jacob Bandes-Storch via swift-evolution <
>> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> Can you describe what you like about mailing lists? To me, the lack of
>> proper formatting, lack of control over links, and duplication of content
>> are minuses. IMO, online forums like Discourse do a much better job of
>> keeping topics organized and accessible (plus, you can choose to have
>> notifications sent via email if that's your preferred medium). You can see
>> an example installation at https://meta.discourse.org/
>> Advantage: I use my mail client regularly. I don't visit other web forums
>> Email notification can sometimes repair part of the problem, but it
>> doesn't always work. My own StackOverflow participation dropped to zero
>> because they changed their email notification system for the worse.
>> Greg Parker gparker at apple.com Runtime Wrangler
>> The same, and I can use my mail client offline.
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