[swift-evolution] Mailman?

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Mon Dec 14 23:44:49 CST 2015

> On Dec 14, 2015, at 2:08 PM, Jacob Bandes-Storch via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> Another point that hasn't come up so far: inclusivity.
> Quoting the Code of Conduct section from https://swift.org/community/ <https://swift.org/community/>:
> A diverse and friendly community will have more great ideas, more unique perspectives, and produce more great code. We will work diligently to make the Swift community welcoming to everyone.
> I think making the discussion groups more easily accessible, and indexable/searchable, would do a great deal towards this goal. We should strive to include people who don't live in their email clients, and even people who want to contribute anonymously.
> (Clearly, there are enough people who *do* want to use email that it's important to make sure any proposed solution has good support for email notifications.)

I don’t understand this argument.  Email is a pervasive standard, mailman provides an index, and gmane provides an even better one.  How would a web app be “more inclusive" than using something that has been standard for "a long time” and has tons of tools that work with it?

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