Shuttleworth (SABDFL) wants to shutdown this ubuntu.user list

rikona rikona at
Thu Sep 29 15:38:09 UTC 2011

Hello J,

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 6:48:33 AM, J wrote:

> Personally, I'd prefer to see this list remain.

Yes, yes, yes.

> I don't use forums or "pull" media if I can help it. If I had to use
> a forum for every interest or avenue of communication that I needed
> or wanted, I'd have a bookmark list of literally hundreds of forums
> that I'd have to visit individually to get the information I want.
> Mailing lists are more of a "pull" in that the data comes to me,
> aggregated by my mail clients (either Thunderbird or GMail). So I
> have only one place I need to post a message, one place to view
> replies.

Well said - totally agree - no forum.

> So I'm a huge fan of mailing lists, and I've been on them for years
> helping people solve their Linux issues when I can, getting help for
> my own questions when I need to. I do NOT use forums for anything
> beyond occasional hobby related interests because I simply don't
> have enough time to keep up with forums.

Like wise - again well said.

Let's get an OT mailing list.



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