[Mailman-Developers] Thinking about Gmane
Stephen J. Turnbull
turnbull.stephen.fw at u.tsukuba.ac.jp
Sat Jul 30 03:09:20 EDT 2016
Barry Warsaw writes:
> Lars seems to say that it's more likely that the NNTP/SMTP bridge
> will survive, but not the web ui.
I would expect this, since NNTP and SMTP both have independent
clients. But the Web UI *is* the client (not the browsers, which are
"thin" clients). That means that supporting a web UI requires a lot
of development resources to respond to the slings and arrows of
outrageous (and outraged) users.
> Wouldn't it be cool if HK could serve as a modern version of a web
> ui to the Gmane treasure trove?
I think the first thing to do would be to compare the HK UI and
Gmane's UI, and see if there are any features of Gmane we can and
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