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Subject: RE: probs with this mailing-list
From: cdj (jonesc5_at_cc.wwu.edu)
Date: 2002-12-22


Hi all,

I like the idea (and would make use of it) of a "web forum" as a place
to look over everybody's thoughts, but I can also appreciate that some
people prefer the current mailing list setup. Maybe I'm misunderstanding
the thoughts expressed on the thread, but it sounds to me as though
people think that these two formats are mutually exclusive. I don't see
why this is the case - make a web forum that auto-populates with the
mailing list, and vice-versa - every post to the forum shoots out an
email to the mailing list. Think of the web forum as the "http member"
of the mailing list, I suppose...

Does this setup have the potential to please everyone? (I know that this
is impossible by definition, but I like to keep trying nonetheless... =)

cdj

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Steve Russell
> Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2002 1:55 PM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Re: probs with this mailing-list
>
>
> I had similar thoughts to you. Then I learned from Bjorn that
> this is an open list - you don't have to be subscribed to post...
>
> Steve.
>
> "Marc Tricou" <Marc.Tricou_at_xi-quadrat.de> wrote in message
> news:002501c2a908$21a35520$3f01a8c0_at_hazelrah...
> > Hi!
> >
> > I'm a big fan of Rockbox and all your work guy. During all
> the time i
> > have
> a
> > lot of questions, ideas or questions for which this mailing list is
> > cool. But since i get mails over mail every day i soon unsubscribe.
> > So, for
> every
> > post i have to subscribe back, this lames a bit.
> >
> > What would you think about an online forum, where guys can post
> > directly
> und
> > where everytime you visit it can see all postings and all threads.
> >
> > Another problem would be solved: In this mailing list,
> posts don't move
> > "to top" when someone answers. So discussions die quite fast and
> > questions probably will posted again and again.
> >
> > With a forum like ezboard oder commulive or similar posts
> move to top
> > with answers, and one can easily see, which threads contain
> new posts.
> > I would appreciate such a forum. There's already one at
> > funmp3players.com, but
> this
> > isn't dedicated for rockbox, main discussions can't be found there.
> >
> >
> > Would d'ya think?
> >
> >
> > Regards, Marc
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
>
>



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