[IPython-user] replace IPython's mailing lists with a forum

Steven Bluen sbluen153@yahoo....
Tue Dec 22 15:24:54 CST 2009



--- On Tue, 12/22/09, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [IPython-user] replace IPython's mailing lists with a forum
> To: "Robert Kern" <robert.kern@gmail.com>
> Cc: ipython-user@scipy.net
> Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 10:52 AM
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 8:33 AM,
> Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> For these reasons, I would in fact say that
> mailing lists are obsolete mediums of discussion. I'd like
> to know if other people agree with me on this.
> >
> > I do not. I will not participate in a web forum.
> >
> 
> I'm with Robert on this, I'm afraid.  I will not use a
> web forum.  For
> those of us that need to track multiple projects, there
> simply is no
> medium as efficient as email.  I'd suggest perhaps
> using a mail client
> with better auto-completion features for addresses, that
> could make
> the process more fluid for you.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> f
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A quick google search brought up a website with several more reasons: http://rickardandersson.com/i-hate-mailing-lists

Also, I found a more convenient alternative without all of these problems: Google Groups. Why can't we use that?

btw sorry about that fernando


      


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