[Ubuntu-be] Ubuntu-be IRC meeting 26/08/2009 at 21 h. cancelled

Mike Morraye mike at morraye.be
Fri Aug 28 18:13:16 BST 2009

I go along with Dries's idea.

On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 17:02 +0200, Dries Langsweirdt wrote:
> The annoying thing about mailinglist is that nothing is really
> categorized, nor can it be moderated. Topics are interleaved in the same
> mail and therefore information is scattered. People talk about stuff
> unrelated to the subject of the mail (like I do know). It floods your
> mailbox (i got 30 mails from ubuntu-be since this morning), which makes
> people to become uninterested about what is going on because they don't
> want to be involved in all topics etc, etc, etc ... I think there are
> two options to do it right: or you make several mailinglists on
> different topics, as suggested on the wiki (but then you make the amount
> of topics very limited and potentially un-democratic), or you make a
> real forum (not just a thing that classifies mails based on the subject,
> because that doesn't work due to aforementioned reasons).
> These are my ideas of course, if you disagree, please let me know.

Mike Morraye

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