Why isn't Rev more popular? [Mailing List]

Jerry Daniels jerry at daniels-mara.com
Fri Dec 2 19:52:41 CST 2005


I believe Yahoo Groups, Google Groups both offer emails of the forum  
discussion. The user can choose. All the php forums offer this too, I  
believe. There's no conflict that i can see. Why vote? Why not have  
both?

-Jerry

On Dec 2, 2005, at 2:11 PM, Judy Perry wrote:

> I think we've had previous discussion on the topic of mail list vs.  
> web
> board and, IIRC, the majority of respondents preferred using a mail  
> list.
>
> I know I do, and the reason is that I'm simply too scatterbrained,
> over-multi-tasked, insufficiently disciplined, and forgetful for a web
> board to be useful for me.  I want something that comes to me  
> whether I
> want it to or not and whether I think I'll need it today or not.
>
> Judy
>
> On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Bill Marriott wrote:
>
>> If you think the forum is as good as it is "because" it's in this  
>> format --
>> if you think this is somehow the "ideal" -- that's one thing. But  
>> I think it
>> is this way "in spite of" the format. For example,
>>
> <snip>
>
>>
>> Also, I feel the "well if you don't like it go somewhere else"  
>> type of
>> feedback is less than mature or constructive, and quite defensive- 
>> sounding.
>> Why stop with point #12? If I want 3D, why don't I use Director?  
>> If I want
>> database tools, why not use FileMaker? If I want a slicker IDE,  
>> why not use
>> Visual Studio? etc.? (It's a wonder they let ungrateful cads like  
>> me even
>> *use* Revolution!)
>
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