On Mar 31, 2014, at 08:27 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
I understand that, but is it actually required for simple feedback as a mere Web user?
No, but your feedback won't necessarily reach the developers who can do something about it.
I also use claws-mail with Gmane NNTP, and I like it. However, it's not really adequate for casual browsing of mailing-lists you don't usually read, or for browsing of private mailing-lists with protected archives, or for giving out hyperlinks to individual mailing-list messages.
I like it for casual browsing, but general use the web ui for searching. It is a little tricky to then refer back to the NNTP interface for (IMO) more easily catching up on a thread, or responding.
pipermail's dead simple threaded view is, ironically, the best UI I've ever seen for browsing mailing-lists (Google Groups are a disaster in that regard, and Hyperkitty seems to be heading in the same direction as Google Groups). I would really hate to have to deal with Hyperkitty's current UI on a daily basis.
I think Pipermail's ui has problems, not the least of which is the arbitrary splitting of threads across months, f.e.