[ubuntu-uk] Uk Loco team forums

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Fri Nov 3 01:12:54 GMT 2006

Alan Pope wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 08:34:04PM +0000, Andy wrote:
>> On 02/11/06, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
>> > You can't choose which client you read the content in.
>> If we are defining the client as the web browser then you can choose
>> which browser you use.
> Er, that makes absolutely no discernable difference to the content whatsoever. Whether you view 
> uf.org in IE, FF, Safari, Mozilla or whatever, the content and the structure of the content 
> isn't controlled by me, so my client just renders whatever it's given.
> What I say "choose client" seriously think about how different each of these are for viewing 
> mail:-
> Console based email client such as mutt.
> Graphical email client such as evolution, thunderbird, kmail - with all the desktop integration 
> and ease of use that entails
> Palm based mail client - for mobile viewing
> Mobile phone based client.
> What I'm getting at is that the control is lost, you are forced to use a browser, which one you 
> use matters not.

I much prefer an email list, and would not want to loose it. A  forum
is a useful in different ways. I look at my lists constantly as I do
email. I look at forums on certain occasions only.
alan c

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