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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: Is a mailing list the best option ?
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2003 06:52:50 GMT
If you'd rather a forum style interface why not read the mail list via 
your news reader on NNTP via

Or if you really like web interfaces there are archives available.

Currently all the documentation is on the Wiki...

or on the generated website (which should move soon from my home 

On Sunday, August 17, 2003, at 03:38  pm, Jegadisan Sankar Kumar wrote:

> This is the first open source project that I have joined, but is there 
> a better mechanism compared to a mailing list? Just got back, and 
> check my mail box to find over 200 e-mails. End up having to read 
> replies, and not knowing what the actual questions were.
>   Would it be better to have a forum like environment, whereby people 
> can track the topics being discussed, and contribute to the ones that 
> are closest to their hearts? At the very least we can view the 
> questions, and the replies.
>   Also, maybe I need to catch up on my reading, but I seem to notice 
> coding going on, and people starting to patch the system up. Is there 
> any design documentation out? Use cases, sequence diagrams ? all that 
> object oriented design stuff? Would help alot for people to get a 
> holistic view of what is going on in the system
> Regards
> Jega
> Greg Wilkins <> wrote:
> Paul Hammant wrote:
> > Daniel,
> >
> >>> Jira is alleged to be the best.
> >>> for those that want to play with it.
> >>
> >>
> >> The correct url is:
> >>
> > Indeed. I'm also guilty of not ready Greg's posting too well, which 
> was
> > councelling to not use an issue tracker. (Sorry Greg).
> I have no problem with using an issue tracker and think that we 
> definitely
> should have one.
> I just don't think that it will help too much with the problem at hand
> now... which is getting lots of patches into a very dynamic system with
> a few task loaded committers.
> cheers
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