[Haskell] Making Haskell more open
ketil at ii.uib.no
Sun Nov 13 12:42:03 EST 2005
Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
>>The potential of newsgroup was also mentioned - creating of
>>compl.lang.haskell, but I won't comment of it considering that the
>>newsgroup cannot be one & all solution, and, otoh, does not, imho, provide
>>any substantial advantage over the other three forms (we already have lists
>>& irc, and forums come 'for free' with CMS).
>As long as newsgroups are not substantially worse than the three other
>communication forms, you should list them. Otherwise you could also leave
>out mailing lists or, ehm, forums with the same justification.
IMO, newsgroups are substantially /better/. You can supersede and
cancel, client software generally provide the necessary functionality
for threading, sites can get a feed and have a local mirror.
Gmane, which integrates newsgroups, mailing lists and a web front end
seems like a very good choice.
(IRC and Wiki are substantially different that integration doesn't make
much sense, IMO)
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