Kurt Zitze wrote:
if you want to raise the userbase of zope, the first and most obvious
thing to do is, get a forum running! mailing lists are bu******* and
completly out of date. it is max cumbersome to login into your email
account to do a post and so on, i think i dont need to enumerate all
the disadvantages of a mailing list compared to a forum. i am even
not aware of how to replay to a certain message with this mailing
list. why make it difficult if it could be easy? just get a forum and
you have done 50% of the things you could do to improve the
development experience with zope.


... and when you start participating actively in a project or two, you'll realise why a web based (only) forum is far, far sub-optimal to a properly archived mailing list with an NNTP and web gateway.

If you're having trouble replying to emails ... mmm....


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want to work with Plone. See http://martinaspeli.net/plone-book

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