On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:27:04PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> Josh Triplett <j...@joshtriplett.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:30:27AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > > Jakub Narębski <jna...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > It's a great pity that https://public-inbox.org/ is just
> > > > directory index, not a true home page.
> > > 
> > > +Cc m...@public-inbox.org
> > > 
> > > I'm not sure one could do better while staying true to the
> > > minimalist nature of plain-text email.
> > > 
> > > In the spirit of decentralization, there may not be /a/
> > > homepage, but many.   Everything is meant to clonable with each
> > > public-inbox, so maybe every public-inbox will have a code
> > > branch attached to it with the source+docs bundled.
> > 
> > It'd be nice if it had a prominent list of all lists available; as far
> > as I can tell, the main page has no link to /git/.
> I'm not sure that's necessary; most of the traffic seems to come
> from /git/MESSAGE_ID/ links posted by others.  So it's
> probably more inside-out exposure than anything.

If someone hears about public-inbox, it's nice to know what other lists
they can use it for.

> As for other projects, I'm not aware of anybody else using it,
> yet.  I have some small projects using it, but most of those are
> one-off throwaways and I'm not comfortable promoting those along
> with public-inbox.  I admit: I'm not comfortable promoting
> anything I do, really.

Please take this as encouragement to do so.  I'd love to see the
public-inbox equivalent to the main page of https://lists.debian.org/ ,
as an example.  (And I'd love to have public-inbox archives of Debian
mailing lists.)
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