On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 02:11:17 UTC, IgorStepanov wrote:
On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 02:03:48 UTC, Vladimir Panteleev
On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 02:02:11 UTC, IgorStepanov wrote:
Sorry if this question has been raised but is the reason for
the inability to edit posts?
Posts are not editable because once sent, they are relayed to
the NNTP server, mailing lists, and users' email inboxes.
Will be this feature implemented sometime?
Only when it becomes possible to edit a sent email.
Ok, why we use email/NNTP server instead of simple
Do we use some free mail server, or we must support some old
Yes, this forum was created explicitly to replace Web-News, an
NNTP newsreader. Initially all communication was done via NNTP
(Web-News or a desktop NNTP client) and mailing lists. The last
time I checked, only 50% of posters used forum.dlang.org, others
used NNTP or mailing lists.
If it weren't for this requirement, we might have used an
off-the-shelf web forum, such as phpBB.