Managing Google Groups headaches

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Thu Nov 28 16:40:47 CET 2013


On 11/28/2013 08:08 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> Which is easier, fiddling around with your setup so you can post
> reasonably on Google Groups, or just getting a better client? With
> your setup, you have to drop out to another editor and press F9 for it
> to work. With pretty much any other newsreader on the planet, this
> works straight off, no setup necessary.
> 
> I'm still going to advise people to stop using buggy rubbish.

My opinion is that the Python list should dump the Usenet tie-in and
just go straight e-mail.  Python is the only list I'm on that has a
usenet gateway.

I used to love usenet back in the day, but in the present internet
climate makes it unworkable, though I concede that e-mail is reaching
the end of its usefulness as well.

I wouldn't oppose a dual e-mail list and web-based forum system,
provided the forum system supported threaded conversations in a clean
and useful way (maybe like google wave used to).



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