Managing Google Groups headaches
ned at nedbatchelder.com
Thu Nov 28 18:23:06 CET 2013
On 11/28/13 11:23 AM, Travis Griggs wrote:
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Nov 28, 2013, at 7:40, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 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).
> Here! Here! Well said and amen. My thoughts exactly.
Funny, I thought the sentiment of many here was, "let's just keep this
as a newsgroup, why do we need the mailing list also?" but I'll admit to
being confused about what people have been proposing for alternate
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