Elang discussions? - a call for a new format

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed Jan 14 13:22:26 CET 2004


From: "Luke Gorrie" <>
> Joe Armstrong <> writes:
>
> > I'd like to see the following:
> >
> >    1) Web based discussion lists
> >       something like yahoo groups ...
> >    2) Multi-threaded discussions
>
> Just use a threading email client like everybody else (except Per :-)
>
> Also try:
>   news://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.erlang.general (with a nice
newsreader)
>   http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.erlang.general

Yes, but where to draw the line between general interest and not so? A mailing
list has the drawback that everybody gets all the mail, and it may be a lot of
noise sometimes (I apologize for creating much of it!)

Yaws, Wings, Distel (for example) have separate mailing lists already.

/Vlad




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