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From "Patrick Aikens" <>
Subject Re: Plea for a forum
Date Tue, 24 Jun 2008 15:27:22 GMT
Ick - no wonder... that looks like the Drupal default forum module... which
isn't a forum at all, really.

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Niklas Matthies <>

> On Tue 2008-06-24 at 08:59h, 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 (
> ),
> 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

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