On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Victor Martin Ulloa firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Why are we using a 90's mailing list? Why not a modern phpBB web forum?
Because GNU Mailman is written in Python where as phpBB is written in...that other language :P
More seriously, mailinglists/newsgroups let everyone follow all the conversations that are going on, whereas in forums there's no way (that I've ever heard of) to "subscribe" to all the topics automatically. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.