[TriLUG] forum software as an alternative to email?
knieveltech at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 15 09:40:23 EDT 2007
I think there's a Drupal module that handles email digests from forums...
Warren Myers <volcimaster at gmail.com> wrote: I know it's a hosted solution, but Google Groups handles that quite nicely.
On 8/15/07, Magnus wrote:
> Jason Herr wrote:
> > If trilug is growing, why not look at using forum software for
> > communication? Many have rss feeds, so one could read it in
> > thunderbird. The biggest issue I've seen with mailing lists is the
> > simple organizational one. Large groups of people are dumber then
> > small ones. The odds of a smart-alec remark being offensive or
> > misinterpreted increases.
> Patience. The mailing list software that TriLUG uses is working towards
> a 3.0 version on the horizon (no, it is not close) and one of the
> features that is being tossed around for that release is forum
> integration. So people who want the mailing list can use the mailing
> list, but people who prefer a forum can still participate through that
> method. And it's all the same communications delivered through two
> different methods.
> The old archives should likely be importable into the forum.
> This isn't happening *soon* but let's talk about it again next summer. :)
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