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Jason
2004-12-28, 07:27
I think that they are looking for something that is more accessible with
broader appeal to the masses than NTP.

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Matthew Horn
Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2004 2:58 AM
To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
Subject: [slim] Discussion list overload and Gossamer Forum


> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Jim McCall
> Sent: 27 December 2004 21:50
> To: Slim Devices
> Subject: [slim] Discussion list overload and Gossamer Forum
>
> I for one, don't mind the volume, but the forum would probably work
> better considering the volume. I just dl all the mail and it goes in a
> folder.
> Eventually there are thousands of emails from slim and I just look at
> what I can. Eventually I unthread it and delete old ones. It is
> painless and works.

How about NNTP? I'm sure Slim could easily run a public news server. No need
to worry about web interfaces or mailer daemons, it's threaded and clients
can mark their own subjects for interest.

Matthew

Jules Taplin
2004-12-28, 07:44
<pedant alert>

That'd be NNTP, rather than NTP? Don't get me wrong, I like NTP
too...but I fail to see what clock-synchronisation protocols have to do
with it ;)


</pedant alert>

Sorry. Couldn't resist.


-- Jules

Jason wrote:

>I think that they are looking for something that is more accessible with
>broader appeal to the masses than NTP.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
>[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Matthew Horn
>Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2004 2:58 AM
>To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
>Subject: [slim] Discussion list overload and Gossamer Forum
>
>
>
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
>>[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Jim McCall
>>Sent: 27 December 2004 21:50
>>To: Slim Devices
>>Subject: [slim] Discussion list overload and Gossamer Forum
>>
>>I for one, don't mind the volume, but the forum would probably work
>>better considering the volume. I just dl all the mail and it goes in a
>>folder.
>>Eventually there are thousands of emails from slim and I just look at
>>what I can. Eventually I unthread it and delete old ones. It is
>>painless and works.
>>
>>
>
>How about NNTP? I'm sure Slim could easily run a public news server. No need
>to worry about web interfaces or mailer daemons, it's threaded and clients
>can mark their own subjects for interest.
>
>Matthew
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