[EuroPython] How about to move the mailing list to Google Groups?

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Jul 17 13:33:04 CEST 2009

Alex Willmer wrote:
> 2009/7/17 Sorin Sbarnea <sorin.sbarnea at gmail.com>:
>> I don't want to start a flame but I think it would be a good idea to
>> move the mailing list to Google Groups.

A downside of google groups is that they suffer from substantially more 
spam. The online UI is much nicer though.

> python-list (the main python mailing list) appears in Groogle Groups
> because it is reflected as the comp.lang.python newsgroup. I'm not
> sure how you would request this for the europython list, but perhaps
> the same could be done.
>> It's easier to read, has different subscription options and has the
>> nice feature that you can follow a thread (star function).
> Agreed. I understand why it happened, but I wish we had more
> newsgroups and fewer web forums/mailing lists. As a fall back, if you
> subscribe to these mailing lists using a Gmail account, you get some
> of same benefits as if they were available in Google Groups.
> Alex
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