From: Julian Bradfield (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Jan 17 2010 - 04:23:04 CST
On 2010-01-17, Asmus Freytag <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Forum software has improved dramatically since Unicode started out, and
> in my view would be the right technology to allow this group to engage
> in its deep technical discussions 90% of the time, but handle the
> occasional digression in a way that is both flexible and structured.
If forum software has improved, I haven't seen it - not least because
all the forum software I've seen uses the Web, and anything requiring
a Web browser is ipso facto far less usable and convenient for ongoing
use than a mail/Usenet system.
Forums are good for archiving and googling; lousy for keeping up with
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