Open Source IDE and You
MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Jun 9 02:20:14 CEST 2014
also, what's the difference between this forum and the "Extending" group?
On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 8:15 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>
> I would much rather have new email lists than forums. Yes, some folks are
> forums people. I am not.
> On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 8:03 PM, Alex Tweedly <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:
>> On 09/06/2014 00:31, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>> In broad terms:
>>> - Forums as a central working group resource we can use to explore
>>> ideas, assemble teams, and manage projects
>>> Can we PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE get the forums mirrored (or gatewayed, or
>> whatever the right term is) into e-mail ?
>> I find the forums impossibly slow and tedious to check, search and read.
>> Maybe I need to do it every day, maybe I need to use some option, or some
>> external tool, maybe there is some way to get it to show me only the posts
>> I haven't read yet (or highlight them?), or some way to download all new
>> posts for off-line browsing, or .....
>> But right now, I go to the forum page and all I can see is 60 or 70
>> sections, some or all of which might have posts I might or might not have
>> read - and it takes an age to go into each one and see if I can remember
>> whether or not I've seen everything.
>> On the other hand, I read the use-list and the dev-list - each time I go
>> into my email, I find a simple, sorted, threaded (if I want) set of new
>> postings - I read them (or skip them) and I'm very quickly and easily done.
>> And if I am connected to the 'net, they are all downloaded and I can read
>> them later even if I'm not connected (which happens often).
>> Net result - I read and sometimes/often respond to the email lists, and
>> every so often I try the forums for a day or two before giving up in
>> Summary - please either gate-way them into an email-based system, or give
>> some instructions on how the forums can be made to be user-friendly (which
>> may well just be over-coming my ignorance :-)
>> -- Alex.
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> On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
> On the second day, God created the oceans.
> On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
> and did a little diving.
> And God said, "This is good."
On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
On the second day, God created the oceans.
On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
and did a little diving.
And God said, "This is good."
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