develooper Front page | perl.bootstrap | Postings from July 2000

Re: message board system

Thread Previous | Thread Next
From:
Dan Sugalski
Date:
July 27, 2000 18:52
Subject:
Re: message board system
Message ID:
Pine.LNX.4.10.10007272200230.4926-100000@tuatha.sidhe.org
On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, Simon wrote:

> Instead of using an email system to send info out to all of us, why not use 
> a message board system.  A message board would be much easier to keep track 
> of threads, who replied to what, and of course would eliminate our full 
> inboxes.  Instead of everyone keeping email messages as archives, we could 
> simply archive the topic posts on the board.

If we did something like this (and it should be as a secondary system,
rather than primary), we'd be far better off going with a mail->news
gateway and using newsreaders off a newsfeed instead. Web-based discussion
systems are, at best, terribly awkward.

					Dan


Thread Previous | Thread Next


nntp.perl.org: Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at ask@perl.org | Group listing | About