[swift-evolution] [Discussion] mailing list alternative

Matthew Johnson matthew at anandabits.com
Thu Jan 26 14:07:24 CST 2017

> On Jan 26, 2017, at 1:44 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> on Thu Jan 26 2017, Matthew Johnson <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> On Jan 26, 2017, at 12:26 PM, Daniel Duan via swift-evolution
>>> <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> I'm actually convinced that I'd rather use an email client. Having to
>>> participate in a web app is a regression in my experience.
>> +1.  I like email way better than web forums for this kind of discussion.
> Discourse lets you use email if that's what you want to do.  Nobody
> participating is forced to use the web interface.  

Interesting, I wasn’t aware of that.  If we can participate using email just like today, then I have no objection to going that route.

> The difference is
> that
> a) the web interface is available to those who want it
> b) the history of discussions is much easier to retrieve and review

An improved web archive would be excellent!

> -- 
> -Dave
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