JP Vossen on 15 Sep 2016 16:12:47 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Replacement mailing list idea

On 09/15/2016 12:34 PM, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
Two points.

First, Mailman 2 already integrates with Usenet.  Mailman 3 integrates
with a web-based forum.

Second, mailing lists are, at this point, so vastly superior to *any*
web-based discussion system, that I can't imagine why anyone would even
consider the latter.  Yeah, that may change -- and Mailman 3 is part of
experiments in that direction -- but the feature gap right now is enormous.

Mailing lists (and Usenet) have a number of significant advantages over
everything else:

<giant snip>

Haven't thought about this much, have you?  ;-)

Seriously, I like the push and UI arguments the most, but that's all great stuff and I agree 100%.

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