mailinglist vs web forum

Jay Dolan jdolan at jdolan.dyndns.org
Fri Sep 22 14:15:53 UTC 2006


Simone Rota wrote:
> Tobias Richter wrote:
>
>> i have simply put a forum under the domain crux-forum.com. please
>> review and maybe someone can put a link at crux.nu to the forum ?
>>
>> I respect Johannes thoughts about a forum and we will follow them: 1.
>> for this to work, motivated CRUX _users_ must take the responsibility
>> to provide help/support there 2. the mailing list is authoritive and
>> the place for "official" discussion.
>
>> Please don't slap me - it is only a experiment. When nobody is
>> interested in the forum i close it...
>>
>> Tell me your thoughts !
>
> It's fine for me to have a community-run forum since it provides
> an often requested service without taking time away from main
> developement and maintainance tasks.
>
> I'll certainly add a link/page at crux.nu later today;
> if your experiment is successful and the forum becomes a valuable
> resource for CRUX users, I think we may as well host it at crux.nu
> in the future if there are volunteers for maintenance/moderation.
>
> Thanks & Regards,
> Simone
>

I think it's really cool.  Of course, I also agree with cptn that the 
mailing list must remain the place for official discussions.  But I 
think the forum will help broaden our knowledge base.  Nice job.  I'll 
register today :)

-- 
Jay Dolan
jdolan.dyndns.org

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