I'd still not recommend reddit, it has no mailing list support. Here or
Discourse both act well as a forum (though discourse more so) and as a
mailing list both, so either works.
On Friday, January 13, 2017 at 12:34:47 AM UTC-7, Håkon Rossebø wrote:
> I would also prefer a solution like Discourse or similar as this seems to
> work very good for elixirforum.com. Anyway, if the focus should be moved
> to /r/elm, I would suggest we change the elm-discuss group heading to
> include a link to /r/elm with some description.
> fredag 6. januar 2017 00.18.28 UTC+1 skrev Joey Eremondi følgende:
>> My main hesitation about reddit is that, even on the best-case subs like
>> /r/rust, newcomer posts tends to get downvoted or ignored.
>> Here, if a newcomer posts a basic question, many people will ignore them,
>> but the poster doesn't know that. Someone will post a solution, or a link
>> to one, and they will be on their way. On /r/elm, they see their post
>> sitting at 1,0 or -1 votes, and and up feeling like newcomer questions
>> aren't welcome, and are more likely to try to find a tool with a more
>> friendly community.
>> My vote would be for Discourse or something similar. I think being able
>> to sticky posts would remove a lot of the redundant messages we see on this
>> list, and being able to sort by subject would make it easier for people to
>> see what they're most interested in.
>> On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 3:14 PM, 'Rupert Smith' via Elm Discuss <
>> elm-d...@googlegroups.com> wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 7:00:34 PM UTC, Martin DeMello wrote:
>>>> I'm a heavy reddit user, and I think it simply lacks the features
>>>> necessary to support mailing-list-style discussions:
>>> You can't quote when replying.
>>> I like newsgroups so much better then /r/elm. I like the old fashioned
>>> feel of them, the anarchic style, the freedom to be conversational or
>>> express myself however I like within the confines of ASCII. There is still
>>> something of the old attitude of usenet alive in them that just seems to be
>>> lacking on the alternatives. I take great pride in quoting carefully,
>>> replying to multiple questions with responses in-line underneath, not top
>>> posting and so on. In other words newsgroups or mailing lists take bit of
>>> work and manners to operate successfully and that all contributes to making
>>> a community.
>>> A few thoughts for you:
>>> Having a split community might actually be a good thing. For one, there
>>> are enough people interested that >1 splinter of this community is alive
>>> concurrently. That in itself is an achievement because something needs to
>>> reach a certain size for that to happen. Also it makes the community as a
>>> whole more resilient - if one splinter dies out, others may carry on.
>>> Removing duplication is a good thing for code - but for community growth
>>> and engagement, perhaps it isn't.
>>> So I'm just going to keep on posting here, because it is the best place
>>> for me and I've had plenty interesting and helpful responses.
>>> Also, what about this:
>>> Perfect for keeping up-to-date with multiple channels. All it needs is
>>> user accounts or to use local storage so it can keep track of what you have
>>> read or not.
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