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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plea for a forum
Date Tue, 24 Jun 2008 15:31:43 GMT
On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 5:27 PM, Patrick Aikens <paikens@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ick - no wonder... that looks like the Drupal default forum module... which
> isn't a forum at all, really.

Indeed, that's what it was. Better than nothing I'd say, and it helped Ivy
grow during its first days.

Xavier


>
>
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Niklas Matthies <ml_ivy-user@nmhq.net>
> wrote:
>
> > On Tue 2008-06-24 at 08:59h, paul.newport@targetgroup.net wrote on
> > ivy-user:
> > :
> > > Doesn't it make more sense to have one nicely searchable forum than
> >
> > It would make sense if web applications would have the responsiveness
> > and useability of fat client desktop apps (as an analogy, would you
> > like to put up with having to use a web-based IDE running in a browser
> > rather than your normal desktop IDE?) and if the searching/sorting/
> > filtering functionality would be as powerful as provided by desktop
> > e-mail client software. The other thing is that a web forum forces the
> > same user interface on everyone. With e-mail on the other hand you
> > have many choices (including even the choice to write your own client).
> >
> > > That cache incidentally being not portable between work and home
> > > accounts.
> >
> > It is possible to properly synchronize over a remote account.
> >
> > But really, I think this discussion has come to a dead point. The
> > basic arguments have been exchanged, no side will completely change
> > their mind anyway, and in the end the decision is up to Xavier.
> >
> > There once was an Ivy forum by the way (
> http://www.jaya.free.fr/forum.html
> > ),
> > which was a hassle to search and browse and post to and keep track of.
> > I can't tell you how glad I was when it was finally replaced by this
> > mailing list. :)
> >
> > -- Niklas Matthies
> >
>
>
>
> --
> WC Fields  - "I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally."
>



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