[Chugalug] Open Source "personality flaw" .. let's stay focused, people
william.roush at roushtech.net
Mon Sep 16 16:42:30 UTC 2013
Same here, don't like my phone blowing up for the weekly argument over
bitcoins that goes on and on and on....
On 9/16/2013 12:31 PM, Jason Brown wrote:
> Perhaps my comment implied that I had any administrative control or
> input into the Chugalug mailing list, I do not. I'm just a subscriber.
> I'm not a big fan of forums myself, I prefer mailing lists. I find it
> much easier to filter out the things I don't want on a mail client
> than it would be in a forum. For example, PGP discussions (I'm right
> there with you, I don't care about them.)
> Of course, filtering on a phone is typically not so great. I use IMAP
> and have all of my mail filters handled by a core thunderbird client
> that is always running. Except when it is not for some reason, then
> the email client on my phone becomes practically unusable ;).
> On 09/16/2013 11:16 AM, Mike Robinson wrote:
>> To me, that well-intentioned reply is just chock-full of gasoline .. primed to start a big fire instead of improving the situation, although surely not intended to do so.
>> I'd like to refocus the attention of the group squarely on what, I think, the problem is: "Listservs suck." :-)
>> I'd like a forum, please. A list of topics and threads that I can visit regularly in my browser, to conveniently choose and thence to follow whatever is of interest to me. The "digests," sometimes dozens a day and sometimes many times an hour, quite frankly are next-to unusable. (And if they get filled-up with GPG-encrypted posts, they are "beyond(!) utterly useless" and become "richly annoying.")
>> I want to know what's happening around here, but I can't stand a Listserv much longer. If it stays, I go.
>> So... "solution == 'a forum.'" How can we quickly and easily get there?
>> "TMTOWTDI = There's More Than One Way To Do It," and this particular "way to do it" ... ahh ... sucks. (To me, at least.) So, how can we replace this -- quickly, easily, "Done."
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