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From Ken Bowen <kbo...@als.com>
Subject Re: Why an email list, and not a forum?
Date Fri, 24 Sep 2010 01:31:35 GMT
Well, as first posted by Mark:  http://slash7.com/2006/12/22/vampires/

On Sep 23, 2010, at 9:23 PM, michel wrote:

> Maybe this is a time (good or bad) for me to chip in with my own complaint ...  to many
people are posting questions and make it obvious that they couldn't be bothered even doing
some basic googling, reading and trying out stuff BEFORE asking questions.
> 
> 
> Michel
> 
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ken Bowen" <kbowen@als.com>
> To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 9:12 PM
> Subject: Re: Why an email list, and not a forum?
> 
> 
> You haven't responded to Hassan's message:  you're only thinking of yourself,
> and you're only planning on consuming, not giving.  The volunteers who
> provide the support on this list certainly don't want to spend lots of extra (and
> wasted time) dealing with a web forum instead of receiving messages in email.
> 
> On Sep 23, 2010, at 9:00 PM, Brian wrote:
> 
>> Yes, but I still think that forums are better, a more modern way to give and
>> ask for support.
>> If I have time to see other people's questions, I can go to the forum and
>> read the postings (and answer them, if I can), it is very easy. And I also
>> learn reading other people's questions. I enjoy that.
>> But when I'm busy in other issues, I don't like when my emails gets full of
>> entries.
>> I just think web-based is better than email-based.
>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: michel [mailto:compukat@videotron.ca]
>>> Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 07:54 PM
>>> To: Tomcat Users List
>>> Subject: Re: Why an email list, and not a forum?
>>> 
>>> I like that questions that I never though of asking can arrive in my email
>> and I
>>> can see some great "new-to-me" topics and I try to answer when I can (not
>>> often, but I do try to help because I am so grateful when people help me
>> out).
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Hassan Schroeder" <hassan.schroeder@gmail.com>
>>> To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>
>>> Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 8:39 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Why an email list, and not a forum?
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Brian <bbprefix-mail@yahoo.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> But what if you just want to receive responses to your question,
>> instead
>>>>> of
>>>>> receiving all the emails that is being writen?
>>>> 
>>>> Or to put it another way -- what if you only want to be a taker, without
>>>> any intention of participating in a community of users and giving back
>>>> when you can?
>>>> 
>>>> I'm sure there's a name for that.
>>>> 
>>>>> Mail lists are an old method. Web based forums are more efficient. And
>>>>> even
>>>>> forums (such are the ones powered by phpBB) are not the latest
>> solution.
>>>> 
>>>> What *is* the "latest solution*, then, in your opinion?
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Hassan Schroeder ------------------------ hassan.schroeder@gmail.com
>>>> twitter: @hassan
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