Daniel Pocock <dan...@pocock.pro> writes: > I've seen various communities having debates about whether to adopt > Discourse of similar forum software instead of a mailing list. > > Has anybody already prepared any objective wiki pages or blogs comparing > mailing lists to forums and itemising each of the issues to be considered? > > Rather than repeating the same discussions in many places, it would be > useful to link to something that covers it comprehensively. > > With Discourse in particular, each time it comes up somebody comments > that it has a "Mailing list mode" option in the settings and suggesting > it is a drop-in replacement for a mailing list. In practice, I've > observed that the mailing list mode is better than what other forums > offer but I feel it is somewhere between alpha and beta quality when > compared to established mailing list software. If the developers really > wanted to they could make it a full replacement for mailing lists but > that doesn't appear to be a priority for them.
I'm not aware of any, but I think that's a good idea, since I've seen the same conversation many times too. The libreplanet.org wiki could be a good place for it? -john -- John Sullivan | Executive Director, Free Software Foundation GPG Key: A462 6CBA FF37 6039 D2D7 5544 97BA 9CE7 61A0 963B http://status.fsf.org/johns | http://fsf.org/blogs/RSS Do you use free software? Donate to join the FSF and support freedom at <http://my.fsf.org/join>. _______________________________________________ libreplanet-discuss mailing list email@example.com https://lists.libreplanet.org/mailman/listinfo/libreplanet-discuss