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Christopher Jacob
2005-04-05, 07:02
I am not arguing one way or another. I am just saying if you like email stay
here if you don't use the forum. If you don't like the current forum start
your own. That's it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com [mailto:discuss-
> bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Patrick Dixon
> Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2005 9:40 AM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Better forum please!
>
> Whooh ... change is REALLY scary!
> (is that why you're missing the point?)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Christopher
> Jacob
> Sent: 05 April 2005 14:22
> To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
> Subject: [slim] Better forum please!
>
>
> STOP STOP STOP
>
> This is a religious argument, and as such nobody is going to win. There
> are
> numerous ways to read the information posted to this list. Find the one
> that
> you like best and use it. IF you can't find _any_ that make you happy,
> start
> your own.
>
> ~chris
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com [mailto:discuss-
> > bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of mixer boy
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2005 5:42 AM
> > To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > Subject: [slim] Better forum please!
> >
> > Hi Paul
> >
> > I am sorry but you are wrong. This system is the kinda thing that was
> > running in the late 60's/70's - things have come a long way since then.
> > Slim
> > devices have an excellent product that is going to grow and support
> forums
> > allow other uses to share their experience leaving the staff to spend
> more
> > time developing the products we all enjoy.
> > I would expect 60% of new users will not participate with this current
> > mailing list because it is ugly, slow and not straight forward which is
> > why
> > all major websites offering support, do not use mailing list support
> > systems
> > and have easy to use/navigate web based forums.
> >
> > If you cannot see the lucidly clear advantaged of using a system like
> > vbulitin then you are clearly beyond any ability to form an intelligent
> > opinion. Please research what a modern forum system like vbulitin is
> > capable
> > of. You mention it is possible to view the current posts in a forum
> > interface already. Well if that is your idea of a forum interface no
> > wonder
> > you are against it - the current system is dire.
> > I am not say this mailing list should cease, just a new system be put in
> > place.
> > I want to see slim devices grow and this support forum issue must be
> dealt
> > with sooner or later.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Mix
> >
> > ----Original Message Follows----
> > From: "PAUL WILLIAMSON" <pwilliamson (AT) mandtbank (DOT) com>
> > To: mixerboy (AT) hotmail (DOT) com
> > Subject: [slim] Better forum please!
> > Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2005 20:28:06 -0400
> >
> > Look in the archives. Forums for a lot of people suck. With e-mail,
> > I can participate in many more projects and only have to
> > deal with one interface.
> >
> > Good luck, but if you put 1% of effort into looking in the
> > archives (which are ina forum format already), you'll see
> > this gets brought up every once in a while and slim devices
> > is in the process of addressing it in their own FOSS way.
> >
> > Paul
> >
> > >>> mixerboy (AT) hotmail (DOT) com 04/03/05 7:08 PM >>>
> > Please please can we have a better support forum? This type of mailing
> > list forum belongs in the dark ages and makes support and communication
> > very
> > slow and tiring.
> >
> > Something like www.vbulletin.com is the way to go. SD needs to make
> > its
> > support as stunning as its devices.
> > Hope you folks agree.
> >
> >
> >