Fwd: Re: [Linux4christians] Forums!??
michael at hipp.com
Tue Jun 6 10:25:50 EDT 2006
> From: AKAImBatman <akaimbatman at gmail.com>
> > Hang on now. I haven't seen anyone act disrespectful, or even
> > ungrateful.
> I never suggested that anyone here would act in quite so rude a fashion.
> However, I did suggest that many are pushing back on the idea of forums,
> seemingly for no reason.
We've all used forums before. And found them more time consuming and labor intensive. That's a *reason*.
> > I don't like the format of an on-line forum why should I be expected to be
> > overjoyed about him having set it up?
> No one said you're supposed to be overjoyed. If you don't want to use them,
> don't. But let's make sure we're being positive about their addition. It's
> another tool in the toolbox. It may prove to be useful or it may not. The
> only way to know is to give it a chance.
Are forums a new idea? Something we've never tried? A tool that we've never had before?
> Forums take way too much time for me. So I would definitely request that
> > the
> > list be maintained.
> I don't think that anyone has suggested that the email list go offline. Just
> as with the forums, time will decide its fate. Perhaps the list and the
> forums will co-exist. Or perhaps one will supplant the other. We'll just
> have to dive in and see. :-)
Might it not be in danger of diluting the already very small community we have here. This list already has so few members and active posters that it's long-term viability could be questioned.
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