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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] use of a "bulletin board" system in lieu of a mai

From: Matt Ettus
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] use of a "bulletin board" system in lieu of a mailing-list discussion
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 11:14:45 -0700
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On 09/02/2010 10:47 AM, Dan Harasty wrote:
  Hello, all.

OK, I know I'm just the "new guy" here, and it may be poor form to
suggest that a well established forum should change its ways....

But I find the email-based discussion list VERY inefficient.

A lot of people on here seem to use Nabble which provides the bulletin board interface. The mailing list already has search and archive features, as do Nabble and Google.

On a more philosophical note, I think a mailing list better encourages participation and community. For example, if everyone only looked at the forum when they had a question that they were hoping to have answered, then there would never be anybody there to answer them.


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