[maemo-community] Deprecate the maemo-community list?

From: Jac Kersing j.kersing at the-box.com
Date: Fri Jan 15 22:41:22 EET 2010
On Sat, 16 Jan 2010, Sebastian 'CrashandDie' Lauwers wrote:

> In much the same manner, stating that "one shall never change his
> ways" is not any better than "one who demands for the mailing list to
> be closed". Neither positions are listening to the other members'
> opinion.

Sebastian, Thank you.

> I would also like to point out that even though I tried to offer one
> of the very few alternative options that have been raised during the
> beginning of this thread (Jaffa's Maemo Weekly Summary of what
> happened across the whole of the community, all media alike), no-one
> responded to it (and if you did, my apologies for not noticing).

It seems to me the suggestion to couple the forum and this list would 
work. Automated coupling, nothing manual. Every new subject on the list is 
a new forum thread and every new posting on the forum a new message on the 

That would solve the issues with the information on the list not being 
easy accesible and the list users can access the information in their 
inbox like they prefer.

> Maybe Randall was right with what he stated on tmo: Have we come to a
> point where we are looking for reasons to argue rather than looking
> for solutions?

In a way the forum versus list issue is like vi versus emacs. Neither 
party will admit the merrits of the other solution and in the end both 

Best regards,


  Jac Kersing            Technical Consultant   The-Box Development
  j.kersing at the-box.com     CISSP   RHCE        http://www.the-box.com

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