[maemo-users] need a community board?

From: Benoît HERVIER khertan at khertan.net
Date: Mon Oct 29 22:24:42 EET 2007
Mailing list rulez !

Specially for on board reading on an maemo device.

I can't read forum or bbs offline with my n800, it's why i think a 
mailing list is better to use. Specially on with an imap account.


Steve Greenland a écrit :
> According to Berhan SOYLU <berhan at gmail.com>:
>> I think we need a community message board. Nowadays, there comes nearly 20
>> mails per a day...mail group is so primitive for this..Is there anyone who
>> knows why we don't have o message board like phpbb, smf or something like
>> etc...?
> If you really would prefer a slow mouse-driven interface with no
> automation to a fast keyboard-driven text interface with filtering,
> scoring, and killfiles, there's always gmane.org:
>   http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.handhelds.maemo.user
> You can even have a blog interface without threading:
>   http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.comp.handhelds.maemo.user
> More seriously: if you think that email is primitive and the various
> forum systems are superior, you simply haven't been introduced to the
> right tools, tools that have been developed for years specifically to
> handle large volumes of list mail.
> Tool number one is a proper threading mail-reader such as mutt, along
> with any of the various mail processors to sort list mail into various
> folders, rather than piling up in the inbox. 
> Tool number two is a newsreader (NNTP, NOT RSS) such as trn (my
> preference, but pretty much dead) or slrn (still developed, better
> for people who don't have the trn keystrokes burned into their brains
> from 20 years of use) or pan (GUI, but with decent keyboard controls
> and excellent filtering capabilities) pointed at news.gmane.org, which
> allows you to read pretty much any popular mailling list with all the
> features designed to allow people to deal with literally thousands of
> posts per day.
> Regards,
> Steve

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