Re: [unrev-II] Thoughts

From: Jon Winters (
Date: Thu May 04 2000 - 05:57:54 PDT

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    Eugene Eric Kim wrote:
    > On Wed, 3 May 2000, Jon Winters wrote:
    > > Hmmmm.... What would happen if? If we abandoned this email list and
    > > moved to a slashdot style forum. As much as I love Slashdot I must
    > > admit that I check it once or twice a day and rarely reply to the
    > > stories. I'll submit news about once a month. OTOH I have spent a
    > > great deal of time reading almost every email on this list and I
    > > contribute almost every day. (often more than once per day)
    > I think you make some excellent points, Jon. Not to belabor my argument
    > -- as I said, I'm game to try anything -- but I think a better managed and
    > maintained mailing list can help address some of the problems that you've
    > listed here.

    The paragraph below that got snipped was the important one... all of the
    successful open source projects that I'm involved in use fast-paced
    communicaton tools. Loads of email on multiple list-servs (with web
    archives) and IRC channels.

    My only beef with this list is the spam at the bottom of every message.

    Jon Winters

    "Everybody Loves The GIMP!"

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