[swift-evolution] [META] Re: Mailman?

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Wed Mar 16 13:46:04 CDT 2016

on Tue Mar 15 2016, Joe Groff <jgroff-AT-apple.com> wrote:

>> On Mar 15, 2016, at 4:47 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> on Tue Mar 15 2016, Joe Groff <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>>> On Mar 15, 2016, at 3:27 AM, Adrian Kashivskyy <adrian.kashivskyy at me.com> wrote:
>>>> Joe, what are the Core Team's requirements for a possible forum software to start a discussion?
>>>> The issues you expressed may be solved by not giving moderation
>>>> access to community members on such a forum, much like in Mailman.
>>> I can't speak for the whole core team, but my preferences would be for
>>> something that supports offline access well, like a mailing list, can
>>> sync read and replied state across clients, like IMAP, but still
>>> provides low-barrier web access and easy permalinking, like a web
>>> forum.
>> It's not everybody's cup of tea, but I can hook you up with
>> Emacs/Gnus...
> That wouldn't really help with the web accessibility 


> or state syncing. 

Yeah, that's doable.  You have an iCloud drive account.

> Or with avoiding RSI.

Sure it would; there are menus in Emacs, and one can set up
less-strenuous bindings.


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