jastrachan | 6 Apr 18:50 2004
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Re: NNTP serve, was RE: jira for this long threaded discussion

Its already at gmane available as NNTP...

http://gmane.org/

the newsgroups are...

http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.groovy.devel/cutoff=881
http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.groovy.user/cutoff=851

On 6 Apr 2004, at 17:30, bing ran wrote:

> James or anyone, any chance we can set up a NNTP server just for that?
> News groups are far more better than any online forums in handling 
> large
> amount of threaded discussions. People have come to Groovy with diverse
> interests. With Groovy getting more attention everyday, mail lists can
> get quite noisy/annoying. Less intensively discussed topics tend to get
> lost in the traffic, eventually discouraging people from posting
> messages  of their tastes.
>
> -bing
>
>
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> On 5 Apr 2004, at 20:28, bing ran wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> To keep who has said what is such a pain in maillists. Why not use the
>
>> jira's comment feature for this kind of long threaded discussions so
>> we keep a log of the history and save typing quotes? This will
>> immensely benefit everyone new to the topic as well as to everyone
>> "old". It's just two or three clicks more than replying in the
>> maillist. I think the JIRA can easily handle displaying all the
>> comments expanded, just like TheServerSide. In the end we end up with
>> a valuable knowledge base. Only
>> wish JIRA could allow threaded comments.  The mail archives on the
>> server do not really serve us well because 1) one cannot really
> comment
>> on anyting. 2) it's not expanded for all messages.
>
> Its a good point - though I think bob is working hard on getting some
> much neater mail archive stuff sorted out to make browsing threaded
> discussions easier.
>
> Another tool worth considering is gmane which often makes browsing mail
> simpler, you can use your NTTP news reader
>
> http://gmane.org
>
> James
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