On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 14:52:25 +0000, Adam McGreggor wrote:
On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 06:49:44PM +1100, John Fitzsimons wrote:
Are there currently *any* web forum(s) that enable forum/mailman mirroring ? In other words a Mailman email going to a web forum and vica versa ?
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The Wordpress thingy turns email -> database record(s), from which it ought to be moderately easy to map those fields to appropriate ones for the forum.
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Well, there are a few "issues" here. I am totally unfamiliar with how Wordpress works, I wouldn't know how/where to map anything, I don't have root access to the hosting site that has my Mailman install.
Those three items make things a bit difficult. :-(
I can't really think of a way to maintain an up-to date email thread in a forum, allowing posting to both; although, an afterthought may be
Well, it has been done a number of times. With a number of forums. The trouble is that upgrading forums generally stops things working and/or one needs root access to install. Something not everyone has.
Here is an example IF one wants to pay the huge cost of their software..
to use NNTP for both... but that's quite perverse.
I would prefer to/from NNTP. Think I might start a new thread for that.
(Do forum softwares still support NNTP feeds, or does one need to use "RSS" or "XML" or one of those other new-fangled things to import content?)
Others may have better 'solutions'.
Thanks for your comments.