[OpenIndiana-discuss] Help with website

LinuxBSDos.com finid at linuxbsdos.com
Sun Oct 9 00:35:57 UTC 2011

>> As Bernd Helber remarked, forums can play a significant role in Linux
>> distributions, as they allow users to "have conversations". It would be
>> great if an initiative to create one for OI could be started.
> I agree that forums are more user-friendly when you're searching for
> an answer that already exists. However, I find mailing lists easier to
> interact with and reply to on a regular basis. I think the reason the
> OpenSolaris forums worked so well is that each forum also had a
> mailing list bridged with it, so you got the best of both worlds (easy
> search and easy participation). My request would be the the mailing
> lists not be dumped in favor of forums, but rather set up as another
> way of participating with the forums.

I didn't call for abandoning the mailing list, rather for setting up
something that is more community-oriented.

So, who's gonna make the decision?

Fini D.

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